Disaster averted! Bucs operating again Leonard Fournette reported to camp weighing a reported 245 kilos.
Fournette, who was reportedly near 260 kilos throughout the necessary mini-camp in early June, weighed in about 10-15 kilos lighter after figuring out onerous this summer time. He shared a number of exercise movies on social media throughout the previous six weeks.
Professional Soccer Focus’ Doug Kyed broke the information on Twitter, and Pewter Report confirmed it.
#Buccaneers RB Leonard Fournette was again all the way down to 245 kilos when he reported to camp in the present day, per supply. Veteran RB is again in form. Disaster averted.
— Doug Kyed (@DougKyed) July 26, 2022
The Bucs have Fournette’s weight listed at 228 kilos, however that was the burden he got here out of LSU weighing. Most draft prospects attempt to reduce weight throughout pre-draft coaching to run quicker.
Group sources have mentioned Fournette weighed between 235-240 kilos final yr when he rushed for over 800 yards earlier than a late-season hamstring harm sidelined him for the previous couple of weeks of the season. Fournette used that productive season to earn a brand new, three-year, $21 million contract extension.
So at 245 kilos, Fournette is now near what he weighed final yr. By the point the beginning of the 2022 season rolls round on September 11 at Dallas in Week 1, Fournette appears destined to shed a number of extra kilos within the August warmth.
Nostril sort out Vita Vea additionally shed some weight over the summer time and reportedly regarded nice on the crew weigh-in on Tuesday on the eve of coaching camp.