The source said Blount will be ready for the start of the regular season. The NFL suspended Blount for the first game, against Pittsburgh, because of an incident last season while he was a member of the Steelers.
Blount has an extra week to heal due to the one-game suspension. Blount was reportedly practicing very well prior to the injury, so this injury does not change our opinion of him. He's a great value in the 6th/7th round. For more about his value, be sure to read Senior Editor John Paulsen's spotlight on Blount.