Blount, 28, was arrested in August 2014 with then-teammate running back
No punishment has been announced for Bell, who was also charged at the time with driving under the influence.
Blount was cut by the Steelers after an incident in Week 11 in which he left the field before the end of a game against the
In November, Blount signed a two-year deal with the Patriots, where he spent the 2013 season after he was traded by the
Blount had three regular-season scores for the Patriots and rushed for three touchdowns in the
With Blount out for the opener, the most experienced running back on New England's roster with 89 career carries is Jonas Gray, who scored four touchdowns in one game before going back to obscurity.
The Patriots lost running back