Found September 12, 2012 on The Bay Cave:
While meeting with the media today, Buccaneers’ general manager Mark Dominik said LeGarrette Blount will not attend practice and will undergo an MRI today on his neck and back.  Per the report on, Dominik also confirmed it is not concussion related. The team is covering all angles and taking every approach to make sure LeGarrette Blount is in fact OK. Kevin O’Donnell of Fox 13 tweeted Blount was in an elementary school on Tuesday playing with the kids and showed no signs of injury, which sounds like he’s OK. So again, how serious is this supposed ailment (if on exists) LeGarrette Blount is experiencing? The Bucs can not afford an injury to Blount. He and Doug Martin have the opportunity to be one of the best backfields in the NFL this season. Within 24 hours, the results of the MRI exam should be released. More answer should be provided then, if anything at all is revealed. The post LeGarrette Blount to get an MRI done Wednesday. appeared first on The Bay Cave.

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