Jan 11, 2014; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount (29) celebrates with Tom Brady (12) after a touchdown during the second quarter of the 2013 AFC divisional playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

LeGarrette Blount torches Colts defense, extends Patriots lead to 36-22 with TD (GIF)


Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans eat your hearts out, the guy you shipped off the New England for virtually nothing has staked his claim in this Patriots Super Bowl  run in Saturday’s AFC Divisional Round game. After being a rotational back for most of the season, Blount has used his reps on Saturday to score three touchdowns and go over 100 yards rushing in what looks to be an easy Patriots win.

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Just when things were getting hairy for the Patriots, Blount helped blow the game wide open with a monstrous touchdown run that saw him go mostly the length of the field without any Colts defender anywhere near him. It was reminiscent of the run he had against the Green Bay Packers while still with the Buccaneers where he stuffed the Packers defense at the line and then kicked it into high gear.

An interception and another Patriots touchdown later, and Blount’s three score day has the Patriots up 43-22 and well on their way to another AFC title game.

 

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  • Oregon Reign

    Nice job Blount even though you and rest of Pats took out my preseason pick!! :)