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Lions, Blount agree to one-year deal

Now we know why Frank Gore left Detroit without a deal. Instead, the Lions opted for two-time defending Super Bowl champion LeGarrette Blount. After a 9-7 season, the Lions would shake things up by hiring Matt Patricia as head coach. And while Blount definitely helps the offense, that’s not Detroit’s problem. In fact, the Lions would finish with a bottom-half defense last season...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount reportedly signs 1-year deal with Lions

The Detroit Lions were in the market for a running back, and it looks like they’ve found their man.LeGarrette Blount has agreed to a one-year deal with Detroit for $4.5 million, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. That’s a hefty price for any running back, and even more so for Blount. The veteran played for around $1 million in 2016 and won a Super Bowl with the Patriots. Then...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Frank Gore leaves Lions without contract

It looked as though running back Frank Gore would sign with the Detroit Lions. But that’s not the case just yet. In fact, after visiting with them, he would leave without said contract. At 34, Gore can still play. But from Detroit’s standpoint, this probably makes sense. Why jump at signing him when other running backs remain available? Still, there’s hardly a more consistent back...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Frank Gore close to signing with the Lions

Having not had a 100-yard rusher in a single game since Reggie Bush back in 2013, it goes without saying that the Detroit Lions are in desperate need for some help on the ground. The team has kicked the tires on multiple free agent running backs thus far this young offseason, and now appears to be closing in on a future Hall of Famer.According to Mike Jones of USA Today, the Lions...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills expected to pursue RB Frank Gore in free agency

We all remember when running back Frank Gore turned in his best performance of the season in the 2017 Snow Bowl — gashing the Bills by running all over the snow-filled field.Gore carried the ball 36 (!) times for 130 yards in the game, and nearly helped his team emerge victorious with a big road win, had it not been for a questionable-at-best pass interference call on a potential...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills express interest in RB Frank Gore

The Bills have expressed interest in veteran running back Frank Gore, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. Gore himself was “eyeing” the Packers, per Barrows, but Green Bay has indicated its comfortable with its current running back depth chart. The Colts have no intention of re-signing Gore, but the 34-year-old believes he can play for at least one more NFL campaign...
Via Pro Football Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC South Notes: Colts, Melvin, Jaguars, Lee

Let’s take a quick spin around the AFC South: The Colts intend to allow free agent cornerback Rashaan Melvin hit the open market, general manager Chris Ballard told reporters, including Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star (Twitter link). That’s perhaps unsurprising given that Melvin is one of the more intriguing and unproven players scheduled to hit free agency next month. Melvin...
Via Pro Football Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts to move on from Frank Gore

Frank Gore wants to continue playing in 2018. However, it will not be with the Colts. Colts GM Chris Ballard had a conversation with Gore and told him that they are planning on going in a different direction in order to get younger at the running back position, according to coach Frank Reich (Twitter link via’s Mike Wells).  Gore will turn 35 in May, which is well past the...
Via Pro Football Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore will definitely play in the NFL next season

The ageless wonder has no plans to retire. Even at the ripe of 34, future Hall of Fame running back Frank Gore has now indicated that he will play in the NFL next season. This comes on the heels of previous reports noting that the Indianapolis Colts don’t plan on re-signing Gore. This means that the five-time Pro Bowler will be looking for a new city to call home once free agency...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts reportedly unlikely to re-sign Frank Gore

Frank Gore’s three-year tenure as a member of the Indianapolis Colts has likely come to an end. Set to become a free agent next month, Mike Chappell of a local CBS affiliate in Indianapolis reports that the team is unlikely to re-sign the future Hall of Fame back.At 34 years old, it’s absolutely shocking what Gore continues to do on the gridiron. He’s coming off a 2017 campaign that...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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