'Y'all say anything': Leonard Fournette denies Tampa Bay Times reporting on offseason weight gain

The Bucs running back says he didn't weigh 260 pounds during minicamp.

click to enlarge Bucs running back Leonard Fournette clocked in at 228 pounds at the start of last season. - Kyle Zedaker/Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Kyle Zedaker/Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Bucs running back Leonard Fournette clocked in at 228 pounds at the start of last season.
Playoff Lenny calls cap.

Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette took to Twitter to deny an allegedly false weight report first announced by Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.

On his "Sports Day Tampa Bay" podcast, Stroud claimed that Fournette showed up to mandatory minicamp weighing "damn near 260 [pounds}" and that "coaches were not happy," according to TMZ.

"No I weighed 245," Fournette stated in a since-deleted tweet. "Y'all say anything."
click to enlarge 'Y'all say anything': Leonard Fournette denies Tampa Bay Times reporting on offseason weight gain
Twitter screenshot via TMZ
Following the news going viral, Stroud doubled down on his initial reporting with a tweet yesterday, stating that a Bucs coach told him that Fournette weighed more than 250 pounds. He also guessed "that weight is likely gone," possibly after seeing a recent Twitter video of the former Super Bowl champ cleaning a set of 325.
Earlier this year, Fournette—after learning that Brady would be returning to the Bay—signed a three-year $21 million deal with the Bucs. The 27-year-old, who clocked in at 228 pounds at the start of last season, finished the year with 1,266 total yards and 10 touchdowns, according to ESPN.

The Bucs don't kick off the regular season until Sept. 11 against the Dallas Cowboys, so if Lenny decides to
indulge on a Thee Burger Spot quarter pounder in the meantime, we can't blame him.
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