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Davenport: Blount Is Going To Help Eagles Offense A Lot

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With the Eagles introducing LeGarrette Blount on Thursday, the overhaul of the offense this offseason has come full circle for a team lacking in depth at both Running Back and Wide Receiver last season.  Weighing in at 250 lbs, Blount is the true definition of a Power Back with 46 of his 49 Career Rushing Touchdowns coming in the Red Zone.

Turron Davenport of USA Today Eagles Wire joined The Sports Bash on Thursday and discussed how Blount fits into the team’s offense for 2017:

“This is going to help this offense a lot, you’re going to see more plays on offense, you’re going to see more first downs.  A lot of their situations they were third and short and they weren’t able to punch it in and get that extra yard was because they didn’t have that guy, but now they have it….He understands it’s a split situation because Sproles is going to get his touches. They’re going to find a way to get Pumphrey the ball and you want to be able to compliment (Blount’s) powerful running style with stretch plays with Pumphrey and Sproles….He knows it’s going to be a mix but he’s going into their expecting to win the lead back role.”

Checkout what Davenport had to say about how the offseason changes will impact Carson Wentz, what the Blount signing could mean for Undrafted Free Agent Corey Clement of South Jersey, and look ahead to position battles at OTAs

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