RB Countdown: No. 37 LeGarrette Blount
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What can you expect from Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount in 2017? At RotoViz, our motto is Seeing is believing. Our team leverages various internal apps and external resources to make that motto come to fruition This series will provide you a fantasy outlook on our top-40 running backs according to projected points in PPR formats. My intent is to provide you a line of sight on the pros, cons, and projections for these running backs to empower you to make educated decisions on draft day. Blount finished 2016 as the RB9 last season in PPR formats with 306 touches, 1,199 yards, and 18 touchdowns. He handled 74 percent of the Patriots rushing attempts while only playing 47 percent of the offensive snaps. Blount produced 96.8 percent of his total yards on the ground. He finished fifth in the NFL with 741 yards after contact last season and forced 42 missed tackles, according to Pro Football Focus. Blount set career highs in carries, rushing yards, and rushing touchdowns. Blount signed a one-year contract worth $1.25 million with the Eagles back on May 17th. What offensive role will he have with the Eagles in 2017? Can he be fantasy relevant outside the comfy confines of New England? I will answer these questions and also provide a line of sight on the pros and cons of Blount’s landing spot with the Eagles.