ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Former NFL running back LeGarrette Blount was best often known as a battering ram and a force on the football field, having won three Super Bowl championships with the Recent England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles.
Off the sphere, Blount has been hard at work specializing in his latest LG’s Feel Good pain and recovery brand of CBD products for the past 12 months and a half.
On Saturday, Blount and his team represented LG’s Feel Good pain and recovery products as vendors on the fifth Annual United Atlanta Pro Football Fan Clubs Unity Tailgate held at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Alpharetta.
A whole bunch of fans of all 32 NFL teams engaged, took part in fun activities, a bouncy house, music, food and united over their love for the sport of football.
Plenty of NFL players current and former have used the products and say they’ve helped manage physical and mental pain levels.
“I spent nine years within the NFL, running through guys. The past 12 months and a half, I’ve been attempting to help them out,” Blount said. “There are some guys who’ve had torn ACLs and other injuries they usually swear by them.
The products have helped skilled athletes and adults who’ve been managing physical, mental problems and people who could have trouble sleeping.
Based on Forbes, a study uncovered that “people use CBD for quite a lot of its potential health-promoting advantages: 60% of individuals use CBD products for pain relief, 58% use them to enhance sleep and 51% use them for managing anxiety.”
Blount played within the NFL for nine seasons within the NFL, with stints on the Tennessee Titans, Tampa Bay Buccanneers before he revitalized his profession in Recent England. He made a reputation for himself and quickly became a fan favorite because the lead back for the Patriots in 2013.
He credits his former coach Jeff Fisher, who taught him an ideal deal concerning the NFL and was one in all the primary coaches to imagine in him and provides him a chance to succeed. Nonetheless, coach Bill Belichick is amongst his favorites of all time.
“Coach Belichick is absolutely cool. He’s probably the greatest coaches I’ve ever had and he’s the best coach ever within the NFL. When it’s go time, he really means business. I even have nothing but love and respect for coach Bill and all of those guys. I even have loads of love for the Patriots,” said Blount.
After a temporary stint with the Steelers in 2014, he re-joined the Patriots in November 2014 and helped the team win their first Super Bowl Championship in a 10-year span.
In 2016, he led the NFL with 17 touchdowns including 16 on the bottom, one receiving and had greater than 1,000 yards rushing. He joined the Eagles in 2017 and helped cause them to their first Super Bowl championship of their franchise history, against the Patriots.
Blount also was glad to see University of Georgia alum and former Patriots great Richard Seymour became the tenth Recent England Patriot player to be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame and believes that opens the door for other franchise favorites to get inducted in the long run.
“That’s huge,” Blount said. “They did something different and special for the sport. With a purpose to be a Hall of Famer, you’ve gotten to do something that’s game-changing. Those guys [Ty Law and Randy Moss] did that. Getting that hall of fame tag already piles on the respect to your name.”
Blount also had a temporary stint with the Detroit Lions in 2018 before retiring after that season.
He says his children also use a few of his products as they’re kid friendly and have been known to assist them with sleeping higher and feeling relaxed.
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