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by atvinton, DSH correspondent GLENDALE, AZ – FEBRUARY 01: LeGarrette Blount #29 of the New England Patriots carries the ball against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) After LeGarrette Blount rumbled for 148 yards on nearly 5 yards per carry in the AFC Championship...
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Ted Wells criticizes Tom Brady and the Patriots

Ted Wells says the New England Patriots as well as Tom Brady cooperated with his Deflategate investigation, except in “one critical and crucial area.” Wells says the Patriots refused to make employee Jim McNally available for a second interview. “The Patriots provided me, in my opinion, with substantial cooperation except in one critical and crucial area: I wanted to...
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Don Yee, LeGarrette Blount call Tom Brady’s suspension ‘ridiculous’

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been suspended for four games as part of the team’s punishment for Deflategate. Brady’s agent, Don Yee, wasted no time defending his client while also attacking the credibility of the NFL and the report issued by attorney Ted Wells. “The discipline is ridiculous and has no legitimate basis. In...
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NFL Suspends Tom Brady 4 Games

owbillsView image | gettyimages.com Commishinoner Roger Goodell has suspend New England Patriots Tom Brady 4 games to start the NFL season for his role in Deflategate. Filed to ESPN: Tom Brady suspended four games, Pats lose 1st round pick in 2016 and a 4th in 2017, and team fined $1 million, per source: — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 11, 2015Brady will miss the following...
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New England Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount Destroys Twitter Troll

There are two things that New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount is known for: (1) doing stupid stuff off the field and (2) absolutely running fools over. When he is in the zone the big man can turn in to a tank on the football field running over defenders with reckless abandon.It appears he can do the same to Twitter trolls as well.via RedditRead more »
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount Goes Off on Twitter Troll, Tells Him to Call him “Super Bowl 49 Champ”

Running back LeGarrette Blount landed with the New England Patriots after being bounced by the Pittsburgh Steelers during the 2014 season. Even though he didn’t play with the Super Bowl winning team for most 2014 season, Blount is still technically a Super Bowl champion. He also helped the Patriots to the AFC title by putting up 148 yards and three scores in the conference championship...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount does not back down from Twitter trolls

LeGarrette Blount is not a dude you want to mess with – in person or on Twitter. Last night, Blount’s Dallas Mavericks took care of the Houston Rockets, and he wasn’t going to go without saying something. Dwight you ain’t no bully!! You soft as cotton!!! Get outta here thinkin you scarin somebody — LeGarrette Blount (@LG_Blount) April 27, 2015 Well, some guy named RedNationBlogga...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount to Twitter Troll: “Call Me Super Bowl 49 Champ When You Address Me, Boy”

A couple of weeks after keeping it real with booty tweets, Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount is back on Twitter taking a flamethrower to some trolls. Now, engaging Twitter trolls really isn’t advised if you are a professional athlete, just ask Noah Syndergaard, but Blount is feeling pretty confident after Hoodie didn’t reprimand him for his public infatuation with Sexy...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Will The League Want A Patriots-Steelers Season Opener With Blount And Bell Now Suspended?

After the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl back in February, many quickly speculated that they would kick off the 2015 regular-season by hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers. However, now that it is being reported that Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount and Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will both miss the season-opener due to suspensions, […] Will The League Want...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Should Get Long Delayed Answer On Le’Veon Bell’s Discipline Soon

The NFL revealed yesterday that New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount will be suspended for the opening game of the 2015 season as a result of his actions back in August while he was still a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers organization. This should, hopefully, mean that the Steelers will get some answers in […] Steelers Should Get Long Delayed Answer On Le’Veon...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Pats' Blount to miss 1 game for substance abuse violation

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount has been suspended for the first game next season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. The league announced the suspension without pay Tuesday without saying when the violation occurred. Blount was arrested last August for possession of marijuana while with Pittsburgh. Steelers running back Le...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots' LeGarrette Blount suspended for first game of 2015 season

New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount has been suspended for the first game of the 2015 NFL season, a league spokesman said on Tuesday. FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo is reporting that Blount's suspension is for a violation of the league's substance abuse policy.   The suspension likely stems from an incident during the 2014 season when Blount was still with...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount suspended for regular season opener

New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount has been suspended for the 2016 regular season opener stemming back to his marijuana arrest in 2014 when he was with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The league announced that the suspension for Blount comes as a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports first reported the suspension. […]
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount Suspended One Game For Violating Substance Abuse Policy

The New England Patriots will need to find a new starting running back to begin the 2015 NFL season. LeGarrette Blount is suspended one game for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, according to an NFL spokesperson. Blount, then a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, was arrested in August 2014 with teammate Le’Veon Bell for marijuana possession. Since Blount’s suspension...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

League Suspends Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount For One Game

The New England Patriots will be without the services of running back LeGarrette Blount at the start of the 2015 season as the league announced Tuesday that he has been suspended for one game for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Blount, who spent the first half of the 2014 season with the Pittsburgh Steelers […] League Suspends Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount For...
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NFL suspends Patriots LeGarrette Blount one game

The National Football League announced on Tuesday that it has suspended New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount for the first game of the 2015 regular season. The suspension stems from an incident when Blount was with the Pittsburgh Steelers last summer. He was pulled over with then teammate Le’Veon Bell and cited for possession of marijuana. The two were pulled over...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: New England Patriots running back suspended for season opener

The New England Patriots will be without one of their better running backs to start 2015. NFL says it has suspended Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount for this year's regular-season opener. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 7, 2015 Schefter provided no immediate reason for the suspension. Blount had marijuana chargers against him dropped on January 30; those stemmed from an arrest...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount Suspended One Game For Violating Substances Abuse Policy

The NFL has suspended Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount one game without pay for violating the league’s Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, per Kimberly Martin. Blount will be able to participate in the Patriots offseason work outs and preseason games. The post Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount Suspended One Game For Violating Substances Abuse Policy appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Pre-Snap Defensive Clues: Personnel Groups

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on how defensive players use pre-snap information to get an edge on an offense.  If you missed the first piece on down and distance, you can catch up here http://www.footballbyfootball.com/column/pre-snap-defensive-clues-down-distance.  Down and distance is obviously something that's apparent as soon as a previous play is completed.  The next...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Offensive Draft Needs Include Speedy Wide Receiver, Guard

The New England Patriots’ draft needs are coming into focus with free agency slowing to a halt. The Patriots certainly lost more than they gained in free agency, which will help earn them some compensatory draft picks next offseason, but it won’t help them win games in 2015. The Patriots will need to re-stock their roster through the NFL draft, which is exactly one month away...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Receive Third- And Seventh-Round Compensatory Draft Picks

The New England Patriots will have two bonus draft picks in the 2015 NFL draft. The Patriots received third- and seventh-round compensatory draft picks on Monday night at the NFL Annual Meeting, the league announced. The Patriots were given the third-round pick for losing cornerback Aqib Talib to the Denver Broncos in last year’s free agency. The seventh-round pick came from...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount Puts out Confusing Tweet About Going to Arizona

In first reading New England Patriots’ running back LeGarrette Blount’s tweet, one is led to the conclusion that he is visiting or perhaps signing on with the Arizona Cardinals. Arizona here I come!!! Let's gooo!!!! — LeGarrette Blount (@LG_Blount) March 10, 2015 Then there is this from NFL’s Albert Breer as he looks to set the record straight. As @MikeGarafolo said,...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen squashes rumor he wants $5 million per season

New England Patriots’ running back Shane Vereen set the record straight himself directly via Twitter in regards to rumors that he is seeking a $5 million annual contract. Haha not true but who wouldn't be?!?! RT @_D_Flo: “@jeffphowe: Source: @ShaneVereen34 hopeful for $5 … http://t.co/GMrXQZenQU — Shane Vereen (@ShaneVereen34) February 26, 2015   Vereen is slated...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Colbert: Steelers Have No Regrets In Waiving RB LeGarrette Blount

It’s been three months exactly since the Pittsburgh Steelers waived disgruntled running back LeGarrette Blount after he walked off the field prior to the game against the Tennessee Titans ending. Even though Blount went on to re-sign and win a championship with the New England Patriots, general manager Kevin Colbert still doesn’t regret his decision […] Kevin Colbert: Steelers...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots’ 2015 Running Back Outlook: Shane Vereen Set To Earn Big Pay Day

Editor’s note: NESN.com will go position by position to break down the Patriots’ depth chart heading into the 2015 offseason. Next up: the running backs. The New England Patriots are very fortunate that LeGarrette Blount decided to walk out on the Pittsburgh Steelers. The story is well told by now: Blount walked off the field prematurely during the Steelers’ Week 11 win, Pittsburgh...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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