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ClutchPoints Jun 14, 2018
Eagles news: Doug Pederson names Jay Ajayi No. 1 back heading into training camp

Eagles news: Doug Pederson names Jay Ajayi No. 1 back heading into training camp

The Philadelphia Eagles have entered the offseason with a bit of clearer picture in the backfield following the departure of LeGarrette Blount via free agency to the Detroit Lions. It has left the starting job up for grabs in the offseason workouts that Pro Bowl running back Jay Ajayi has apparently earned that opportunity as […] The post Eagles news: Doug Pederson names Jay Ajayi No. 1 back heading into training camp appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Detroit Sports Nation Jun 14, 2018

Lions hope to create a platoon backfield with LeGarrette Blount, Theo Riddick - MLive

Blount has fit nicely into pass-first teams on the way to Super Bowls the past two years, but the Lions just need stability in their backfield as a start. Can a platoon approach bring that? ...
blog.mlive.com Jun 13, 2018
Lions hope to create a platoon backfield with LeGarrette Blount, Theo Riddick

Lions hope to create a platoon backfield with LeGarrette Blount, Theo Riddick

Blount has fit nicely into pass-first teams on the way to Super Bowls the past two years, but the Lions just need stability in their backfield as a start. Can a platoon approach bring that?
SideLion Report Jun 6, 2018

Detroit Lions need more snaps under center, less shotgun

In 2017, the Detroit Lions most effective game on the ground utilized handed snaps. This team must find a balance between this and thrown snap formations. For 2018, general manager Bob Quinn has given the Detroit Lions a new look at the running back position. Running backs LeGarrette Blount (via free agency) and Kerryon Johnson […] Detroit Lions need more snaps under center, less shotgun - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
SideLion Report Jun 2, 2018

Detroit Lions headlines: Cooter’s run game, Kerryon overhype

Can Jim Bob Cooter field a much improved Detroit Lions’ rushing attack with the new tools he’s been given this offseason? We’ll discuss it in today’s headlines. One of the biggest areas of focus for the Detroit Lions this offseason was improving their rushing attack. The Lions brass not only brought in veteran rusher LeGarrette […] Detroit Lions headlines: Cooter’s run game, Kerryon overhype - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Detroit Sports Nation Jun 1, 2018

Lions excited about possibilities with Kerryon Johnson - ProFootballTalk

The Lions drafted Kerryon Johnson in the second round believing he is a three-down back. That doesn’t mean they want to use the former Auburn star that way. The Lions signed LeGarrette Blount in free agency, and they return Theo Riddick and Ameer...
SideLion Report May 30, 2018

Detroit Lions: Tackling LeGarrette Blount is a different animal

The addition of running back LeGarrette Blount to the Detroit Lions’ roster gives this team a toughness that was severely lacking last season. One area the Detroit Lions offense struggled mightily with last season was in short yardage. The Lions’ running game simply could not be relied upon to convert those third-and-ones and goal-line carries. […] Detroit Lions: Tackling LeGarrette Blount is a different animal - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Detroit Sports Nation May 30, 2018

New Lions O-Line coach says it’s time to take control of the run game - MLive

Ask Lions running backs coach David Walker about his new toys in the backfield and he'll point out another you might have missed. "Probably the biggest piece was Frank with the first pick," Walker said of Ragnow, the Arkansas center Detroit drafted 20th overall. "Let's not understate that." Yes, the Lions have added to the backfield a year after they chose to ignored it and got burned by a last-place finish in rushing. They did so in different ways, with a proven free-agent power back in LeGarrette Blount and a do-it-all rookie they traded up for in the second round in Auburn's Kerryon...
ClutchPoints May 30, 2018
Lions hope LeGarrette Blount puts a ‘little more stress’ on opposing defenses

Lions hope LeGarrette Blount puts a ‘little more stress’ on opposing defenses

The Detroit Lions have added another potentially strong piece to the offensive puzzle for the upcoming 2018 NFL season. Along with Matthew Stafford under center and Golden Tate downfield, Detroit now has three-time Super Bowl champion LeGarrette Blount coming out of the backfield. Although it’ll likely be a running back by committee in Detroit, Blount’s […] The post Lions hope LeGarrette Blount puts a ‘little more stress’ on opposing defenses appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Detroit Sports Nation May 30, 2018

Lions want LeGarrette Blount to “put a little bit more stress on the defense” - ProFootballTalk

The Lions are spending another offseason trying to find a backfield mix that will give their offense the kind of balance it’s been missing for much of Matthew Stafford‘s run as the team’s quarterback. Part of this year’s plan wa...
Detroit Free Press May 29, 2018
Detroit Lions hoping LeGarrette Blount becomes short yardage go-to guy

Detroit Lions hoping LeGarrette Blount becomes short yardage go-to guy

The Detroit Lions are aware of the problems with the running game. They are hoping LeGarrette Blount helps fixes those problems.        
SideLion Report May 27, 2018

Detroit Lions: LeGarrette Blount’s impact beyond 2018

Will the addition of three-time Super Bowl champion running back LeGarrette Blount help propel the Detroit Lions’ rushing attack to new heights? There are only a handful of players in the NFL who have won multiple Super Bowl championships on more than one team. The Detroit Lions‘ newest running back, LeGarrette Blount, is one of […] Detroit Lions: LeGarrette Blount’s impact beyond 2018 - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Detroit Free Press May 25, 2018
Detroit Lions LeGarrette Blount adds punch to revamped backfield

Detroit Lions LeGarrette Blount adds punch to revamped backfield

Blount traveled to Japan last month to host a football camp for the children of American service members        
blog.mlive.com May 25, 2018
Inside the Lions podcast: Observations from Matt Patricia's first open practice

Inside the Lions podcast: Observations from Matt Patricia's first open practice

MLive's Nate Atkins and WJR Radio's Michael Stets spent two hours at practice and have observations to share, plus an interview with LeGarrette Blount.
Detroit Sports Nation May 24, 2018

5 Ways LeGarrette Blount and Kerryon Johnson can instantly help the run game

The Detroit Lions have spent the offseason renovating their ground game. After another dismal display of rushing in 2017, General Manager Bob Quinn made it a priority to repair the running attack which has been reflected through his signings in the free agency and NFL Draft. Most notably Quinn picked up new pieces for the offensive line, […]

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