Jaguars news: Teams most likely to land Leonard Fournette by the odds
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Teams most likely to land Leonard Fournette by the odds

Leonard Fournette, Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are shopping running back Leonard Fournette in trade talks, and via SportsLine oddsmakers, the Buffalo Bills have the best odds to land him at +300.

The Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions, Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts round out the top five.

The Bills are certainly an interesting potential landing spot, as they employed a backfield of Devin Singletary and Frank Gore this past season. However, Gore had a rather disappointing year, resulting in Buffalo going in another direction this offseason.

The Bills signed fellow halfback Taiwan Jones last month and also have T.J. Yeldon, but perhaps the club would like a more reliable ball-carrier to complement Singletary.

Fournette is coming off of a solid 2019 campaign in which he played 15 games and racked up 1,152 yards and three touchdowns while averaging 4.3 yards per carry. In addition, he hauled in 76 receptions for 522 yards.

The 25-year-old, who played his collegiate football at LSU, was originally selected by the Jaguars with the fourth overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft.

He had an impressive rookie year, rushing for 1,040 yards and nine scores while logging 3.9 yards per attempt in 13 contests. He also caught 306 passes for 302 yards and a touchdown and played a pivotal role in Jacksonville’s run to the AFC Championship Game.

However, the following season, Fournette took a major step back, playing in just eight games due to injuries and suspensions and finishing with 439 yards and five scores on the ground. On top of that, he recorded a meager 3.3 yards per tote.

Obviously, Fournette’s bounce-back campaign in 2019 has raised his trade value significantly.