LeGarrette Blount doesn't regret anything with Patriots, but calls Eagles 'perfect fit'

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Blount toted the rock 299 times for the Patriots last season, not including the playoffs. Seems like a fair question.

Blount used his 250-pound (or whatever) frame to plow into the end zone a league-leading 18 times with the Patriots last season. This offseason, it was clear that the Patriots weren't that interested in signing him. Even though Blount was able to accumulate some impressive stats, his yards per carry average was rather poor at just 3.9 for the season. "Tom (Brady) is an unbelievable player". And when he's out there, he demands a lot of respect from any team that you play against.

Blount could earn up to $2.8 million this season, per reports. "He has all the tools that are needed in all of the grind that is needed and he has the mindset to maximize his ability if he just continues to work hard". The Eagles generally do not.

The Eagles haven't promised anything to Blount other than the chance to contribute, and his role as RB1 is hardly set in stone, but his resume as a two-time 1,000-yard runner gives him a leg up on his competition. I've been in the backfield by myself before; I don't have a problem with it.

"You probably have the best quarterback to ever play football", Blount said.

What coach Doug Pederson will likely want him to do is move the pile in short-yardage and goal-line situations. They're a really good team before I came. "He has the potential to be a really special player".

In addition to Blount, the Eagles also upgraded the offense through free agency by signing wide receivers Alshon Jeffrey and Torrey Smith to go with Jordan Matthews, Nelson Agholor, and Dorial Green-Beckham. So I want to be a part of that. "I'm a very coachable player".

Is there a minimum number of carries he needs?

LeGarrette Blount will be remembered as an important piece to the Patriots during this latest run to two Lombardi trophies but where does he go from here? "It doesn't bother me".

"I'm the weight I need to be at", he said. "Management probably hopes that doesn't entail getting pulled over with 20 grams of weed, as in August 2014, when Blount and then-second-year Steelers back Le'Veon Bell were arrested in Ross Township, near Pittsburgh. I won two Super Bowls with those guys. So I want to be a part of that. (The Eagles) are a really good team. I like the way they do things around here. I think they're trying to win now. They have a culture of their own. They've had Donovan (McNabb), a lot of great players have come through here". "I don't think you need to bring the culture of any team over here". Meanwhile, the Patriots had him on a one-year deal worth just $1 million.

"I think every team is trying to win a championship".

Frustratingly boom-bust, but a great team player that did whatever Bill Belichick asked. "I think every team is expecting to win".

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