Steelers GM Kevin Colbert: No regrets about cutting LeGarrette Blount

Wednesday February 18th, 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said he has has no regrets whatsoever about releasing backup running back LeGarrette Blount in November, according to Around the NFL.

The Steelers deciding to part ways with Blount after a string of incidents that ended with the running back reportedly leaving the stadium while the team was still playing. 

Blount went on to sign with the New England Patriots, where he ran for three touchdowns in the team's playoff run.

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Last month, Steelers president Art Rooney II said the team made the right choice to release Blount during the middle of the season.

In five regular season games with the Patriots, Blount rushed for 281 yards and three touchdowns.

The decision to cut Blount left Pittsburgh with only rookie Dri Archer as a backup behind starting running back Le'Veon Bell. Bell ended up injuring his knee later in the season against the division rival Cincinnati Bengals

- Josh Sanchez

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