NFL: Top 2020 Destinations for Leonard Fournette

The Jacksonville Jaguars cut/waived running back Leonard Fournette this week and now we have to ask ourselves, “which NFL team will sign the former LSU star?”

As the 2020 NFL regular season inches closer and closer here’s a few teams I believe should go after Fournette.

Pittsburgh Steelers

A big reason why a Steelers-Fournette marriage could work is that both parties need each other.

The Steelers don’t know if James Conner will be 100% healthy throughout the entire season.

Meanwhile, Fournette probably wants to prove to the naysayers why he is still one of the best backs in football.

I like this pairing for the reasons already mentioned, but also because Fournette is only 25 years old. So, he definitely has some more good years left in him.

Oh, and did I mention he rushed for a career-high 1,152 yards last season?

Adding Fournette to a running back group that already contains Conner, Jaylen Samuels, and Benny Snell, Jr. would be intriguing.

Philadelphia Eagles

Philly is walking into 2020 with Miles Sanders, Boston Scott, and Corey Clement in their backfield.

Signing Leonard Fournette wouldn’t hurt.

With injuries to the Eagles o-line, I wonder if they’ll focus so much on that part of their team to the point where they forget about bringing in Fournette or other backs.

This team wants to run the football, but it doesn’t look as though they will be consistent enough in that category.

Los Angeles Rams

Malcolm Brown and Darrell Henderson, Jr. don’t jump off the page, which means LA should look at Fournette.

Cam Akers is the No. 1 back on the Rams depth chart, but he hasn’t played a down yet in the NFL.

Even if he’s the starter in Week 1, that doesn’t mean Fournette shouldn’t be added to the roster.

Fournette would a nice rotation back with Akers this season, that is if LA went down that road.

The Rams have a history of acquiring big-name players like Jalen Ramsey and Ndamukong Suh.

Ramsey could tell the Rams that signing Fournette would be a wise move since both he and Fournette played in Jacksonville together.

Buffalo Bills

The Bills are favorites to win the AFC East this season with New England going through a massive overhaul.

However, Buffalo needs to sure up its running back situation.

Behind second-year back Devin Singletary is Zack Moss and T.J. Yeldon, which doesn’t get fans excited.

Fournette brings playmaking ability as well as toughness when pounding the rock.

I think this is a good opportunity for Singletary to learn from Fournette and have him grow with a back who has shown he can play at a high level.

People might say he isn’t good for the locker room or for team chemistry, but I think head coach Sean McDermott is running a good enough ship to where he can handle any disruptions from Fournette if there is any.

Tom Coughlin who spent some time with the Jaguars as their executive VP of football operations, was not a fan of the maturity or lack thereof with Fournette.

However, it seemed as if those questions were squashed last season, and honestly, if Fournette is around a team with a good head coach and a team that can compete I don’t think we’ll have to be concerned about his maturity.

Where do you think Leonard Fournette should play football for the 2020 NFL season? Leave a comment below.

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