On Wednesday, the same question was posed to New England head coach Bill Belichick.
“I think we’ve all seen his run skills,” Belichick replied. “He’s got speed, he’s got good vision and he’s a big, strong guy that’s hard to tackle. He’s good with the ball in his hands. On kickoff returns, he’ll get it.”
Some of us should have gotten it before Sunday’s performance in Atlanta. Like when Blount’s reversal of direction in a preseason game at Philadelphia led to a dazzling 51-yard touchdown run.
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Against the Falcons, the skills, speed and vision of which Belichick speaks were obviously evident. Most notably, as Blount beat defensive backs to the pylon for a 47-yard scoring dash. With it, he owns two of New England’s three longest runs from scrimmage. Overall, in fact, Blount has three carries for 16 yards or more "
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