Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LeGarrette
Blount will undergo an MRI on his neck and back, general manager Mark Dominik
Blount, who was injured in the second quarter of Sunday's 16-10 win over the
Carolina Panthers, did not practice Wednesday.
There had been speculation that Blount suffered a concussion, but Dominik
dismissed the idea.
"I can categorically confirm that it has nothing to do with a concussion
whatsoever," the general manager said. "However, we're going to do our due
diligence on our players to make sure that player safety is number one, the
most important thing."
Tampa Bay visits the New York Giants on Sunday and Blount's status is
The University of Oregon product started 14 games in 2011 and ran for 781
yards and five touchdowns but was supplanted by rookie Doug Martin during the
offseason and had just three carries for eight yards against the Panthers.
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