LeSean McCoy RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeSean McCoy: Chip Kelly “got rid of all the black players”

    Pro Football Talk "Bills running back LeSean McCoy isn’t backing down from the idea that he and Eagles coach Chip Kelly’s relationship is the reason for his departure, saying Kelly didn’t like or respect stars. And he doubled down on those comments by making a serious allegation. In an interview with ESPN the..." May 06

  • Fred Jackson on LeSean McCoy: 'I'm not going to make it easy for him'

    The Score "Looking to dramatically revamp their offense, the Buffalo Bills traded for 2013 rushing champion LeSean McCoy in March. Under new head coach Rex Ryan and offensive coordinator Greg Roman, the Bills are expected to present a run-heavy offense, in which McCoy will be a vital component. Fred..." April 15

  • Bills RB LeSean McCoy: 'I'm finished with Philadelphia'

    CBSSports.com "Earlier this week, LeSean McCoy offered up a theory for why Chip Kelly is so willing to move on from his big-name players. "I don't think he likes or respects the stars. I'm being honest," McCoy told the Philadelphia Inquirer. "I think he likes the fact that it's 'Chip Kelly and the..." April 09

  • LeSean McCoy snubs Chip Kelly in Philly farewell message

    New York Post "It looks like there’s no love lost between LeSean McCoy and Chip Kelly. The former Philadelphia Eagles running back, who was shipped up to the Buffalo in a blockbuster trade last week, turned to social media to thank his supporters Thursday. While McCoy made it a point to thank the organization..." March 13

  • LeSean McCoy told Frank Gore not to sign with Eagles

    Larry Brown Sports "Frank Gore signed with the Indianapolis Colts after having a change of heart over his agreed upon deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. Could it be that a conversation with LeSean McCoy dissuaded him from going to Philly? McCoy, who was traded by the Eagles to Buffalo last week, did an interview..." March 11

  • LeSean McCoy, Bills reach terms on five-year deal

    NFL.com "LeSean McCoy won't have any misgivings about arriving in Buffalo now. The Bills and McCoy have agreed on a new five year contract with $26.5 million guaranteed. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Bills would take "very good care" of McCoy with a new deal, and they came..." March 08

  • Eagles fans baffled by McCoy trade

    Courier-Post "Tuesday's announcement that the Eagles are trading running back LeSean McCoy came across as a "Shady" deal for many fans. Those same fans who might want to cash in on a deal on McCoy's jerseys will have to wait until next week — when the deal becomes official and so do the sales. Of the more..." March 05

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    So LeSean McCoy is going to be a Buffalo Bill. And Kiko Alonso will be reunited with former Oregon HC Chip Kelly.

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    Drew Rosenhaus @RosenhausSports

    I just spoke with the Eagles organization and there is no trade for LeSean at this time. There have been discussions but nothing finalized

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    McCoy and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, will make noise about wanting an extension and/ or declining to report. Bills bracing for that already

  • Source: Eagles agree to trade McCoy to Bills

    ESPN.com "The Philadelphia Eagles have a trade in place to send running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. In return, the Bills will send linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Eagles, the source said. Drafted in the second round of the 2009 draft out of..." March 03

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Contrary to a report, the #Eagles have NOT approached LeSean McCoy about restructuring his contract, 2 sources close to the situation said.

  • Could the Eagles Release LeSean McCoy?

    Sportsnaut "It sounds crazy on the surface. It’s also a representation of how running backs are viewed in today’s NFL. Rumors continue to persist that the Philadelphia Eagles are going to ask running back LeSean McCoy to take a pay cut or face the real possibility of being released prior to the start of..." March 01

  • LeSean: 'I don't want to take less money'

    Philly.com "LeSean McCoy reiterated comments he made after the season that he would be willing to restructure his contract if the Eagles approached him. But the running back took a hard line if coach Chip Kelly, who has final say on all football matters, were to ask him to take a pay cut. "I know how hard..." January 29

  • Trading McCoy could help Eagles acquire top pick

    Courier-Post "There is a way where Eagles coach and personnel director Chip Kelly could trade up in the draft for his coveted quarterback from the University of Oregon without surrendering several early-round picks that should be used on much-needed defensive help. Sounds crazy, right? But it’s possible,..." January 22

  • McCoy on talk about his exit: 'I love it here'

    Philly.com "LeSean McCoy lay on the turf with the medical staff checking his left knee late in the fourth quarter of the Eagles' 34-26 win over the New York Giants on Sunday. McCoy initially feared it was something serious, based on the way he went down. Other players knelt around him, hoping it..." December 29

  • LeSean McCoy doesn't mind ceding goal-line work to Chris Polk

    CBSSports.com "LeSean McCoy tallied nine rushing touchdowns last season, five of them on red-zone carries. The Eagles had the NFL's 13th-best red-zone offense, scoring touchdowns on just more than 53 percent of their trips inside the opponent's 20-yard line. That marked a significant improvement from the year..." December 18

  • Polk, not McCoy, begins practice with Eagles' starters

    CSN Philly "Eagles practice began Wednesday with a twist: Chris Polk was running with the first-team offense while LeSean McCoy watched from the sideline. What does this mean? Impossible to tell. But it certainly was certainly unusual to see the 2013 NFL rushing leader and two-time all-pro on the..." December 18

  • McCoy sets Eagles rushing record but is haunted by key fumble

    Philly.com "It should have been one of his greatest moments as an Eagle. But LeSean McCoy will remember the day he became the franchise's all-time leading rusher in a much different way. "I didn't play well at all," McCoy said. "It was probably one of my worst games . . . since being here." McCoy..." December 08

  • LeSean McCoy poised to break Eagles' all-time rushing record

    CSN Philly "He talks to Wilbert Montgomery. He texts with Brian Westbrook all the time. Duce Staley is his position coach. He’s already passed two of them in the record books. This weekend, he could very well move ahead of the third. LeSean McCoy is close. He needs only 48 more yards to become the Eagles'..." December 04

  • LeSean McCoy rolling after early-season struggles

    CSN Philly "At some point in the last few weeks, LeSean McCoy started being LeSean McCoy again. If there were any question before, there aren’t anymore. McCoy’s early-season struggles are a distant memory. The Redskin and 49er games — when the two-time Pro Bowl back had a combined 29 carries for 39 yards —..." November 03

  • Eagles' McCoy left 20-cent tip as 'statement'

    ESPN.com "LeSean McCoy did in fact leave a 20-cent tip for a waiter at a Philadelphia restaurant on Monday. The Eagles running back said it was a deliberate statement on the quality of service. "I tip on my service," McCoy said Thursday. "There's a difference between good service and bad service and just..." September 12

  • Restaurant owner says LeSean McCoy was 'verbally abusive to our staff' before leaving 20-cent tip

    USA Today "Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy ate at PYT burger restaurant this weekend, and the restaurant caused a stir after posting McCoy’s receipt on its Facebook page. The receipt showed that McCoy tipped just 20 cents on a $61.56 tab, which PYT says is a “new record.” When asked about the..." September 11

  • Restaurant claims LeSean McCoy left 20 cent tip on $60 burger bill

    CBSSports.com "Is Eagles running back LeSean McCoy a cheap tipper? Or the cheapest tipper? PYT Burger in Philadelphia claims it's close to the latter, putting a receipt on social media showing Shady tipped TWENTY CENTS on a $60 burger bill recently. According to our pal Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily..." September 09

  • Eagles see Sproles as viable backup for McCoy

    CSN Philly "He’s indispensable but not invincible. How well the Eagles do this season, whether they repeat as NFC East champions and go deep into the postseason, has quite a bit to do with LeSean McCoy. More specifically, it has quite a bit to do with McCoy’s health. A year ago, McCoy led the NFL in..." August 27

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    LeSean McCoy has a sprained thumb, source said. No fractures or torn ligaments but out for the rest of the game. #Eagles

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    Philadelphia Eagles @Eagles

    #Eagles injury update: LeSean McCoy went in for an X-ray on his right thumb. #PITvsPHI return is unknown.

  • Eagles counting on LeSean McCoy to be 'Barry Sanders-esque'

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy was upset when he missed a practice this week due to a painful big toe. Last season's NFL rushing champ wants every repetition he can get as heads into the season hoping to raise the bar he set in 2013. "Any time I'm not capable of going out there and practicing — missing — is..." August 19

  • McCoy sets lofty goal, but just wants to succeed

    Courier-Post "LeSean McCoy’s prediction of 2,000 rushing yards this season started as a promotional ploy for a drying machine cloth, whose campaign slogan was that the cloth would give him a bounce in his step. But McCoy has never been afraid to state his goals publicly, while most players often keep theirs..." August 14

  • Vick not interested in racing Johnson but will take on McCoy again

    CBSSports.com "A year ago, when Michael Vick was still with the Eagles, he beat the fleet-footed LeSean McCoy in the 40-yard dash. Pretty impressive for the then 33-year-old. Earlier this month, Jets running back Chris Johnson said that he'd take Vick, now Johnson's teammate in New York, in a race. Over the..." July 28

  • LeSean McCoy: Nick Foles jumped to 'being a star'

    CSN Philly "LeSean McCoy on Saturday hosted a celebrity charity basketball game at Neumann University as part of his first Shadyfest, a series of events supporting his foundation, The Shades of Greatness. The game featured his Eagles teammate Jeremy Maclin, former teammate DeSean Jackson (Redskins), rapper..." July 14

  • LeSean McCoy: 'I'll take my [2-year-old] son over Tim Tebow'

    CBSSports.com "The last thing we've heard from Tim Tebow involves him talking about college football on television. He's probably done in the NFL. Eagles running back LeSean McCoy, who was harassed in an airport by TMZ, certainly thinks so. McCoy was asked who's the best NFL player not currently on a team...." April 14

  • LeSean McCoy wants to win rings for Philadelphia Eagles

    Philly.com "LeSean McCoy walked out of Radio City Music Hall after the NFL's awards show with a glistening new trophy tucked in his arms. After he was named the FedEx Ground player of the year for the second time in three seasons, the NFL offered to mail McCoy the award. He said he lives in Philadelphia,..." February 02

  • LeSean McCoy calls out the Cowboys

    ESPN.com "Things were pretty quiet between the Cowboys and Eagles in anticipation of their Sunday night clash for the NFC East title, until now. While making an appearance on a Philadelphia-area radio station Monday night, Eagles running back LeSean McCoy called out the Cowboys when talking to the..." December 29

  • McCoy stunned by news Romo likely out for Sunday's matchup

    Philly.com "The Eagles' week took an unexpected turn around 4:30 p.m. yesterday, when ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted that Tony Romo's season was over because of a back injury. (Dallas coach Jason Garrett later said no final decision has been made, but he confirmed his quarterback had an MRI, apparently for a..." December 24

  • LeSean McCoy wears Raiders vest to Eagles game Sunday

    CBSSports.com "Good rule of thumb if you play in the NFL: don't wear clothing with another team's logo out in public. And if you're going to play football for your team definitely don't sport someone else's logo. LeSean McCoy did just that, though, and will probably hear about it all week long. McCoy, heading..." November 17

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    John Clayton @ClaytonESPN

    Official word from Philadelphia, McCoy injured right hamstring. Return is questionable.

  • McCoy's production reduction tied to Vick injury

    Courier-Post "LeSean McCoy hasn’t been nearly as effective running the last four games as he was the first four, leaving the Eagles to wonder if that’s a product of Michael Vick’s absence at quarterback, or teams focusing on stopping McCoy, or a combination of both. It also leaves them wondering what they..." November 02

  • Eagles McCoy maturing into complete running back

    CSN Philly "Forget that he leads the NFL in rushing by nearly 100 yards more than Arian Foster. Forget that he has the highest yards-per-carry average (5.1) than any running back with at least 75 carries. LeSean McCoy in his fifth season is bringing more to the Eagles’ offense than just massive rushing..." October 18

  • Problems solved for McCoy, Eagles' ground game

    CSN Philly "So much for the theory that LeSean McCoy won’t see open running lanes when Nick Foles is the quarterback. The lanes were wide and ample at times Sunday for the NFL’s leading rusher. And when they weren’t he still made the most of his carries and catches at Raymond James Stadium. McCoy rushed..." October 14

  • LeSean McCoy still thinks Knowshon Moreno 'sucks'

    CSN Philly "He began with a statement. And a sly smile. When LeSean McCoy meets with the media each week at the NovaCare Complex he usually waits for someone to begin the proceedings by asking a question. Wednesday was different. When he stepped to the podium McCoy started talking. “I just want to say I..." October 10

  • Giants have to bottle up a modern-day Barry Sanders

    New York Post "The Giants and their fans wish they could snap their fingers and go back to the future and sneak the young Sam Huff the young Lawrence Taylor the young Harry Carson and Carl Banks onto the field in this desperate attempt on Judgment Day to keep Eagles running back LeSean McCoy from digging a knife..." October 04

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    Zach Berman @ZBerm

    LeSean's ankle is sore but no swelling. He's practicing is OK

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    CORRECTION: LeSean McCoy said he had a RIGHT ankle sprain.

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    Reid Ferrin @KCChiefs_Reid

    RB Bryce Brown with the carry now LeSean McCoy re-enters the game after Brown's carry.

  • Shady McCoy leaves game with right leg injury

    Rotoworld "McCoy got rolled up at the end of the long run and remained down on the ground for several moments before surprisingly popping up and jogging off the field under his own power. Despite the positive development however NFL Network's Alex Flanagan reported that McCoy was distraught in the tunnel and..." September 19

  • Eagles Lesean McCoy Wouldn’t Mind Rotating Out More

    Bolts Beat "Ever hear of a player that didn’t want the ball every single down? Today is that day. Eagles Lesean McCoy says that Chip Kelly can do a better job of getting the ball to the other players on the field and rotating him in more. “I didn’t mind it Monday night” McCoy said this week per Tim McManus..." September 14

  • LeSean McCoy thinks teams will 'try and do dirty things' to Riley Cooper

    CBSSports.com "Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper who made some unwanted headlines over the summer when he was caught on video using a racial slur made some more unwanted headlines on Thursday when he got into a spat with teammate Cary Williams at practice. Philadelphia running back LeSean McCoy doesn't think..." September 05

  • What We Learned About the Eagles Offense in Their New Coach's Preseason Debut

    Grantland "Before the second play of his first NFL game Philadelphia's new head coach Chip Kelly a man who made his reputation as the architect of college football's most prolific offense — the Oregon Ducks' fast-break spread-it-out attack — did the unthinkable: He had his team huddle. He followed this with..." August 13

  • LeSean McCoy doesn't care who is Eagles starting QB

    NFL.com "Everyone seems to have an opinion about whom the Philadelphia Eagles should start under center and when they should announce the decision. Everyone except the guy who will line up in the backfield. "That's why they pay Chip Kelly the big bucks, to pick the quarterback," running back LeSean..." June 23