Blount was on the field for 30 of a possible 62 snaps on offense in Thursday's 28-23 win over the Panthers.
In the process, Blount ran 14 times for 67 yards, while also cashing in on a two-point conversion. Blount -- who racked up 18 scores while with the Patriots in 2016 -- has logged 70 carries for 390 yards through six games to date, with two total TDs in that span. He'll look to find the end zone again in Week 7 when Philadelphia faces Washington in the NFL's Monday night game.
Blount gained 67 yards on 14 rushes in Thursday's 28-23 win over the Panthers. He also scored a rushing two-point conversion.
Blount paced the Eagles backfield in carries and yards once again, and he's now logged double-digit totes in four straight contests. The veteran is picking up yardage at an impressive clip but has next to no touchdown equity, having crossed the goal line just once all season. Head coach Doug Pederson does seem to have settled on Blount as his clear-cut lead back, so his role at least seems consistent for the time being. He'll look to up his touchdown production when the Eagles take on the Redskins in a Monday night divisional showdown following their Week 7 bye.
Blount carried the ball 14 times for 74 yards in Sunday's 34-7 win over Arizona.
Blount didn't have quite the same amount of space to work with as he had in last week's win over the Chargers. Arizona's early offensive struggles created some short fields and deep touchdowns to Nelson Agholor and Torrey Smith, which made for some quick drives. Although the veteran back isn't scoring at anywhere near the rate he was in New England last season, it'd be wise to keep starting Blount. The 6.6 yards per carry he is averaging over the past three weeks means that he doesn't have to get many touches to outperform the majority of other backs in the league.
With Wendell Smallwood (knee) not expected to play, Blount has a good opportunity to top his season-high mark of 26 snaps in Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
Smallwood got a lot of his work on passing downs in Sunday's 26-24 win over the Chargers, but he also had a major role in the ground game with 10 carries for 34 yards and a score. Smallwood's likely absence gives Blount an opportunity to match or even surpass last week's season-high total of 16 carries, albeit against an Arizona defense that's allowing just 3.2 per carry. Corey Clement and Kenjon Barner also figure to take on some of Smallwood's vacated snaps.
Blount had 16 carries for 136 yards and one catch for 20 yards in Sunday's 26-24 win over the Chargers.
Blount overpowered the Chargers defense on a 68-yard carry in the fourth quarter, but he was eventually brought down inside the five-yard line and subsequently failed to punch the ball into the end zone on three attempts. He'll probably need to convert those chances in order to have decent fantasy outings in the future, as the Eagles' three-man backfield committee will make it difficult for Blount to pile up yards reliably. Blount, Corey Clement and Wendell Smallwood draw a difficult Week 5 matchup with the Cardinals.
|Bye: Week 10|
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|2016||New England Patriots||16||8||299||1161||3.9||44||18||7||67|
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|2011||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||14||14||15||148||9.9||35||0||2||0||6|
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|2013||New England Patriots||16||7||2||38||19.0||32||0||1||0||1|
|2014||New England Patriots||5||1||4||18||4.5||11||0||0||0||1|
|2015||New England Patriots||12||6||6||43||7.2||14||1||0||0||3|
|2016||New England Patriots||16||8||7||38||5.4||16||0||0||0||1|
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|2012||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||13||0||0||---||0||0||0|
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|2011||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||14||2||2.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
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|2013||New England Patriots||16||1||1.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
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|2016||New England Patriots||16||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||0|