It isn’t clear whether the Ravens pursued free agent LeGarrette Blount at any point or they just considered the possibility, but any temptation to add the big running back is now moot after the former New England Patriot signed a 1-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles yesterday.
My stance on it was while Blount might have upgraded the team’s current running back corps because he’s a good player, he wouldn’t have made the Ravens offense any more dynamic. His signing with the Eagles could, however, lead to the availability of another back who might be a little bit better fit for the Ravens.
With Blount, Darren Sproles, rookie fourth-round...
Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws to an open receiver against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. The New Orleans Saints beat the Dallas Cowboys 34–31 in overtime.