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Bills can’t weather Blount force

FOXBOROUGH — Of all the versatile playmakers the Patriots have on offense, LeGarrette Blount might have been well down the list of candidates expected to shatter the team’s single-game all-purpose yardage record.

Acquired in an offseason trade with Tampa Bay, where he had lost his featured back role, Blount wasn’t the leading rusher for the Patriots this season and had been part of an underwhelming rotation at returning kickoffs.

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