Timing of LeGarrette Blount release shows how fed up the Steelers were

The offseason is always a study in optimism and that was certainly the case with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ backfield.

There was heady talk in May and June about Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount forming a potent one-two punch with the Steelers also finding ways to get speedy rookie Dri Archer five to 10 touches a game.

That vision never materialized, and after Blount’s petulant act at the end of a career game for Bell, his best friend on the Steelers, the team cut ties with him.

via ESPN.com – NFL Nation http://ift.tt/14Gy7DK

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