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LeGarrette Blount agrees to deal with Steelers

LeGarrette Blount had a big day against the Colts.. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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LeGarrette Blount had a big day against the Colts.

Running back LeGarrette Blount has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Globe has confirmed.

Blount had 772 yards on 153 carries last season for the Patriots, and turned in a record-setting day in a playoff game against the Colts in January. His four rushing touchdowns set a team mark, and his 166 yards tied the team record.

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He also had a big game in the Patriots’ regular-season finale with 189 yards on 24 carries and two touchdowns in a 34-20 victory over the Bills.

The Patriots acquired Blount in a trade with the Buccaneers before the 2013 season.

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