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5 X-factors for Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks overflows with dramatic storylines and features fascinating characters that...
Via Athlon Sports
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NFL Analysis: New England Patriots’ Moneyball Style Backfield

LeGarrette Blount #29 of the New England Patriots runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Indianapolis Colts of the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The New England Patriots’ backfield is a spectacle. The very makeup of it is a testament to Bill Belichick’s football genius. From top...
Via The Sports Journal
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LeGarrette Blount Denies Orchestrating Departure from Pittsburgh

New England Patriots’ running back LeGarrette Blount was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers in November, one day after he reportedly walked off he field early after receiving no carries in a win over the Tennessee Titans. Just days later, the New England Patriots signed Blount, who now sits with a team who will play in the Super Bowl in just a few days. This led to speculation...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount Denies He Orchestrated His Steelers Midseason Exit

When the 2014 season started running back LeGarrette Blount was a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. The season will end Sunday night with the Super Bowl in Arizona with Blount being a mender of the New England Patriots. “You know things didn’t work out as planned,’’ Blount said Tuesday at Super Bowl media day when […] Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount Denies He Orchestrated...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three under-the-radar Super Bowl MVP candidates

The eventual Super Bowl MVP is often easy to predict long before the game even begins. That’s because superstar players tend to do heroic things on the NFL’s grandest stage. Of the players who have received the prestigious MVP hardware, over half have been quarterbacks (26), and only nine have been defensive players. It wasn’t difficult to predict that, say, Aaron Rodgers...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo Of The Day: Blount Poses with Patriots Rifelman Mascots

After all of his 3 touchdowns in last Sunday’s AFCCG blowout win against the Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount posed with the team’s rifleman mascots behind the end zone. I’ve never been a big fan of FatHeads, most likely because I was already older than 12-years old when they came out, but if this picture can somehow be transformed into...
Via The Awesome Boston
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New England Patriots RB LeGarrett Blount Makes the Colts Defense Eat Dust

During the AFC Championship Game Sunday New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount showed fans in Pittsburgh and everywhere else why he wanted to carry the ball more--because the man has game. Yes, there are issues that come with Blount (not unlike many players), but if you can get through to him he can play.Not only can he play, but the 247-pounder can stop on a dime, throw...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount: Does Honor Matter in Pro Sports?

On November 17, Steelers backup running back LeGarrette Blount left the field early in the final seconds of Pittsburgh's 27-24 victory at Tennessee.Blount was upset because he wasn't being utilized enough in the wake of the emergence of starting running back Le'Veon Bell.It was the epitome of selfishness on Blount's part. After all, Bell (his supposed good friend) was on his way...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount Returns Favor To Patriots With Huge Game Vs. Colts

FOXBORO — LeGarrette Blount is grateful he got a second chance with the New England Patriots. After Sunday night, it’s safe to say the feeling is mutual. Blount was a one-man wrecking crew in a playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts for the second straight season, racking up 148 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries in his team’s 45...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount Celebrates TD By Hanging Out With the Minutemen

After the whole mess in Pittsburgh went down there was a brief moment where it looked like running back LeGarrette Blount and his attitude might have killed his career. No one wants a guy that is more interested in himself than the team after all, but then the one guy--New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick--that has managed to get him in line in the past gave him another...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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