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NFL: LeGarrette Blount, a two-time Super Bowl winner with the Patriots, joins the Eagles

NFL: LeGarrette Blount, a two-time Super Bowl winner with the Patriots, joins the Eagles

LeGarrette Blount is bringing his power running to Philadelphia. The Eagles and Blount agreed on a one-year contract Wednesday, giving the team a bruising back to complement their group of smaller, speedy runners.

Blount led the NFL with 18 touchdowns rushing in 2016 while helping the New England Patriots win the Super Bowl. He ran for 1,161 yards, averaging 3.6 yards per carry.

“LeGarrette Blount is a tough, physical runner who has enjoyed a great deal of success in New England and we are excited about adding him to this football team,” said Howie Roseman, Eagles executive vice president of football operations. “We feel good about the depth...

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