The good news for LeGarrette Blount? He made the play of the NFL’s young preseason. The bad news for LeGarette Blount? He made the play of the NFL’s young preseason. The New England Patriots running back busted off a meandering 51-yard touchdown run against Philadelphia. Keep an eye on backup quarterback Ryan Mallett as he thinks better of throwing a block.
The score was part of a 101-yard effort by Blount, who provides yet another option in Bill Belichick’s constantly revolving backfield. If that doesn’t get the coach super-excited, nothing will.