Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Here are some of the key leftover storylines, from my view point, that have come out of the past couple days so far. 1. LeGarrette Blount was once a starter for Tampa Bay, and a very good looking one at times. However, a decline in performance and a breakout rookie year from Doug Martin, and now he finds himself close to the bottom of the running back depth chart of a team over 1,300 miles north. So, is a pay cut in order? Yes and especially when it's Bill Belichick we're talking about here. ProFootballTalk: Blount was a restricted free agent this year, and he signed a one-year contract with the Bucs that paid him a total of $1.75 million, including $1.25 million in base salary, $350,000 in reporting bonus and a $150,000 workout bonus. But with the Patriots, Blount has agreed to a new contract that pays him a base salary of just $630,000, and a workout bonus of just $50,000. That was the deal Blount had to agree to for the trade (which sent running back Jeff Demps and ...
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