Originally written on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 4/27/13
The New England Patriots have traded RB/KR Jeff Demps to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers along with a 7th round pick in the current NFL Draft for RB LeGarrette Blount. Demps, who played college football at Florida and went undrafted, signed with New England last summer at the conclusion of the Summer Olympics where he was a member of the U.S. Track team. He was hurt ironically in a preseason game last August against Tampa Bay and was spent the season on the injured reserve list.  At the end of the season his agent notified the Patriots that Demps still wanted to partake in track and would be missing time with the team due to track responsibilities. Apparently this did not thrill Bill Belichick, who is as you know, an all in kind of guy and the Patriots were aggressively shopping the running back over the weekend. Tampa Bay reportedly asked for Demps as part of a trade with the 229th pick for Blount and New England jumped at it. Blount has had problems of his own.  While...
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