FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots are headed to Super Bowl XLIX to face the Seattle Seahawks and running back Marshawn “Beast Mode” Lynch. Their own version of “Beast Mode” — aka LeGarrette Blount — is one of the primary reasons why they’ll be making the trip to University of Phoenix Stadium.
The hard-charging 6-foot, 250-pound Blount powered through the Indianapolis Colts in Sunday’s 45-7 demolition in the AFC Championship Game, rushing for 148 yards on 30 carries with three touchdowns in what coach Bill Belichick called an “outstanding performance. more