LeGarrette Blount is bringing his power running to Philadelphia.
The Eagles and Blount agreed on a one-year contract Wednesday, giving the team a bruising back to complement their group of smaller, speedy runners.
Blount led the NFL with 18 touchdowns rushing in 2016 while helping the Patriots win the Super Bowl. He ran for 1,161 yards, averaging 3.6.
The Patriots have depth at running back. They signed James White to a three-year contract extension and signed Mike Gillislee and Rex Burkhead in free agency. Dion Lewis, Brandon Bolden and D.J. Foster also are on the roster.
The Patriots are expected to receive a compensatory draft pick for losing Blount....