LeGarrette Blount's attorney said the Tampa man who accuses the Buccaneers running back of directing an assault on him is actually attempting "a money grab."
Ryan Morgan, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based agent who represents Blount, says that an attorney retained by victim Gary Holmer recently contacted the Bucs, asking for compensation of $95,000 for his injuries sustained in an incident Sept. 11 at Blount's apartment complex in Tampa. Morgan denied that Blount participated in any actions that led to Holmer's injuries.
"I spoke to LeGarrette and we rejected it outright because he didn’t do anything wrong," Morgan said. "We’re not going to pay someone who is just making a money grab. If there’s a claim – and I’m not saying that there is – I suggest he do so with the other guys involved."
As for the events of that evening, Morgan claims Blount was sitting in the Ford Expedition mentioned in a police report when Holmer's vehicle made contact while passing by. Morgan said Blount never left ...