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Bucs: No Takers On LeGarrette Blount

Posted By News Desk On March 18, 2013 @ 2:47 PM In Florida News,NFL | No Comments

[1]The Buccaneers signed running back LeGarrette Blount to a one-year contract before the start of free agency, but that doesn’t mean he’ll play in Tampa this season.

In fact, the Bucs are trying to trade Blount, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

That’s no surprise. Blount was brought in by the previous regime in Tampa and never seemed like a good fit with head coach Greg Schiano. And in 2012 Blount was largely phased out of the offense in favor of rookie Doug Martin: Blount carried just 41 times for 151 yards, while Martin got the bulk of the carries and finished the season with 319 carries for 1,454 yards.

Source: Michael David Smith, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk [2]


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