Found April 27, 2013 on NESN.com:
FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots are pretty well set at the running back position going forward. If there were any doubts, Stevan Ridley silenced them with a 1,200-yard season in 2012. But even that didn’t keep the Patriots from adding some depth at running back. While looking for a landing spot for wavering return specialist Jeff Demps, the Patriots came across an opportunity to acquire a talented veteran running back. So, they sent Demps and seventh-round pick to the Buccaneers and in turn landed LeGarrette Blount. For Bill Belichick, the trade wasn’t personal about Demps’ off-field endeavors in track. Instead, as always, it was all about getting value. “Good value,” Belichick said of acquiring Blount. “If we can get a good football player, and the price is right. If it’s a good player at a right price, and it’s affordable. … We just felt the overall trade was good for our football team.” Blount offers the Patriots just that, too: Value. He went undrafted on his own draft day in 2010 be
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