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LeGarrette Blount joins Eagles on 1-year deal – CBC Sports – Football

LeGarretteBlount is bringing his power going to Philly.

The Eagles and also Blount concurred on a one- year agreement Wednesday, providing the group a wounding back to match their team of smaller sized, fast joggers.

Blount led the NFL with 18 goals entering 2016 while aiding the New England Patriots win the Super Dish. He competed 1,161 lawns, balancing 3.6 each bring.

“LeGarretteBlount is a hard, physical jogger that has actually delighted in a wonderful deal of success in New England and also we are thrilled regarding including him to this football group,” claimed Howie Roseman, Eagles executive vice- head of state of football procedures. “We really feel excellent regarding the deepness and also competitors that we have actually developed at the running back setting and also we are anticipating obtaining the individuals out on the area following week for [organized team activities].”

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The 30- year- old Blount is the most recent expert playmaker the Eagles have actually included complimentary firm. They additionally authorized pass receivers Alshon Jeffery and also Torrey Smith, providing Carson Wentz extra choices.

Blountjoins his 4th group in 8 periods. He started his occupation in Tampa bay Bay and also played briefly with Pittsburgh between 2 jobs with New England, where he won 2 Super Bowls.

Blount has 5,122 lawns entering his occupation and also 4.4 ordinary lawns each reach select 49 TDs.

Professional Darren Sproles, 2nd- year professional Wendell Smallwood and also newbie Donnel Pumphrey will certainly team with Blount in the backfield.

The Patriots are anticipated to get an offsetting draft choice for shedding Blount.

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