LeGarrette Blount

Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

<p> Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers</p>

What can the Tampa Bay Buccaneers do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season.

Inside the Locker Room
with Rick Stroud, St. Petersburg Times

LeGarrette Blount is Not a Trustworthy Start Against the Cowboys

Tampa Bay's running back could pay off big, but it's not likely
<p> Tampa Bay's running back could pay off big, but it's not likely</p>

The running back situation in the NFL in Week 15 is pretty dire. Two of them have already played in Maurice Jones-Drew and Michael Turner, and they were certainly started in most leagues. And here we are for a Saturday night game, nationally televised by the NFL Network, with a decision to make about Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LeGarrette Blount.

Starting Blount means there are two questions you have to ask yourself: Do you trust Blount? Do you trust that Bucs coach Raheem Morris will stick with him even in the likelihood that the Bucs will be down?

LeGarrette Blount Will Play This Sunday; But You Shouldn't Start Him

Tampa Bay's running back is healthy but shouldn't be in your starting lineup this Sunday
<p> Tampa Bay's running back is healthy but shouldn't be in your starting lineup this Sunday</p>

LeGarrette Blount owners can rejoice. Or at least they can rejoice as much as owners of a one-dimensional 5th round fantasy football pick who's been out for a month can rejoice. But according to the Tampa Bay Bucs coach Raheem Morris, Blount will return to action this Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

LeGarrette Blount Out 2-4 Weeks; Go Get Earnest Graham, Kregg Lumpkin and Delone Carter

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back has a grade 2 MCL tear
<p> The Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back has a grade 2 MCL tear.</p>

LeGarrette Blount wasn't having a great season, but he was having a very LeGarrette Blout-esque season. Which means his owners are hurting now that the Tampa Bay running back is out several weeks with a grade 2 tear in his left MCL.

So what should Blount owners do now that their missing a fantasy footballer who wouldn't pile up yards, but had found the end zone three times in four and a half games.