December 7, 2023

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Leonard Fournette finally lands a job

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Passes physical

Former Bucs running back Leonard Fournette (playoff Lenny) has passed a physical, and will be added to the Buffalo Bills Practice Squad. After being released by the Bucs this past offseason, Fournette was anxious to test his monetary value to interested NFL Teams. There was a problem that arose, much to his chagrin. There just wasn’t any interest in the former LSU Tiger, at least not at that time.

Adds needed depth

As it often happens in this league, Fournette just needed to wait for attrition to thin the herds. The Bills’ Damien Harris is injured, and James Cook nor Latavius Murray are much of a threat catching balls out of the backfield. Losing Nyheim Hines this past off season set the Bills in need of a running back to be an outlet option for Josh Allen. Fournette isn’t going to scare anyone with his running abilities, but as a receiver coming out of the backfield (a role he played in Tampa) he can be a threat. Fournette also takes good care of the football, as he has only fumbled four times in his career. That’s less than one a season. Moving forward, the Bills needed more depth at the position, and Fournette fits the bill. Depth for a possible Super Bowl run at regular season’s end. Go Bucs!!