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#1 Posted by elaine95 9 months 6 days ago
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Detroit Lions running back LeGarrette Blount is on pace for the least productive season since leaving the Tampa Bay Buccaneers following the 2012 year.Blount had gained just 151 yards on 41 carries with two touchdowns in his 13 games with the Buccaneers that season. He’s on pace to finish with less than 300 yards and a career-worst 2.3 yards per attempt this season in Detroit.According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press Jahlani Tavai Jersey 2019 , Blount isn’t quite sure what to make of his year so far with the Lions, but he hopes it can improve over the final six games of the season.鈥淚t鈥檚 not really as productive as I would have wanted it to be, but at the end of the day you鈥檝e got to strap it up and go play football,鈥?Blount said. 鈥淵ou can鈥檛 live in the past, so I鈥檓 just moving on from this game.鈥滲lount has been a backup option to rookie starter Kerryon Johnson. But with Johnson set to miss time due to a knee injury, Blount is set to see an increased role. He gained 766 yards with two touchdowns in 16 games with the Philadelphia Eagles last season, averaging 4.3 yards per carry. While Detroit has been a running back wasteland for much of the recent past, Johnson has managed to find success. He’s gained 641 yards and averaged 5.4 yards per carry in 10 games for the Lions this season.Blount is a different type of runner than Johnson and he hasn’t been able to match that production in the chances he’s received. It’s a question Blount says he doesn’t have the answer to.鈥淚 couldn鈥檛 tell you,鈥?Blount said.. 鈥淟uck of the draw. You just don鈥檛 know. Like I said Color Rush Jahlani Tavai Jersey , that鈥檒l be something that Matty P (Patricia) would be able to answer more than I would.鈥滲lount hasn’t had even a double-digit rushing game in the last four weeks. He’s carried 21 times for 18 yards over that span. NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Bates, a linebacker for the Detroit Lions, was arrested Saturday in New York on charges that he failed to pay a taxi fare and then punched a police officer, who suffered a concussion.Bates faces charges including assault, resisting arrest, theft of services and obstructing governmental administration after police were called around 1:30 a.m. to a hotel near LaGuardia Airport, said Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.Bates, 25, was taken to a police precinct house for refusing to pay the $32 yellow taxi fare from Manhattan to the Hampton Inn in Queens Cheap Jahlani Tavai Jersey , the prosecutor said.Bates, originally from Maine, is being held pending arraignment. It was not immediately clear whether he had a lawyer.At the precinct house, Bates was told that as long as there were no outstanding warrants, he would receive only a desk appearance ticket and be allowed to leave, Brown said. The prosecutor said Bates refused to be fingerprinted and became increasingly agitated.As Sgt. James O’Brien tried to calm him down, Brown said, the athlete punched him in the face and was hit with a stun gun to subdue him.O’Brien suffered a concussion and needed stitches over his left eye, according to the prosecutor. The 6-foot-2 Jahlani Tavai Jersey Womens , 240-pound Bates was taken to a hospital in Queens for evaluation.The Lions’ general manager, Bob Quinn, said in a statement that the team is aware of Bates’ arrest but has no further comment for now.If convicted, Bates faces between probation and up to seven years in prison.Bates is in his first season with the Lions, appearing in nine games.
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