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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 05:59:11 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles acquired RB Darren Sproles from the New Orleans Saints for an undisclosed package.
Fantasy Tip: Sproles fits the offense well and will continue to be a good running back to own in point-per reception leagues. However, he'll be 31 next season, and he could have landed in a better spot for fantasy purposes. Sproles' presence may also limit LeSean McCoy's touches, but it should add more longevity to his career after his phenomenal, but taxing, 2013 season. Sproles should often be a good RB3 in PPR leagues, but is a RB4 or handcuff material in others. McCoy remains a stud RB1 in all formats.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:44:34 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles need to add depth at running back behind RB LeSean McCoy, and ESPN.com's Phil Sheridan speculates the team may draft a running back in May rather than sign one as a free agent.
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 19:16:27 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (ankle) suffered an ankle injury during the 2014 Pro Bowl and is considered doubtful to return.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 02:08:29 -0800
The New Orleans Saints' defense held Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy to 21 carries and 77 yards during the team's 26-24 win over the Eagles on Saturday, Jan. 4.
Fri, 03 Jan 2014 21:47:25 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy was named first-team All-Pro Friday, Jan. 3. OT Jason Peters and OG Evan Mathis were also named to the first team.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 03:32:05 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy notched his third 100-yard rushing performance in the last four games (27 carries, 131 yards) and seventh of the season in his team's 24-22 win over the Dallas Cowboys. McCoy won the NFL rushing title going away, finishing with a franchise-record 1,607 yards, easily beating Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte, who finished with 1,339. It's the first time an Eagle has won the rushing title since Steve Van Buren in 1949.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:23:21 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy and OT Jason Peters were picked for the Pro Bowl roster announced Friday, Dec. 27.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:33:16 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy wants to carry the ball more, and put the offense on his back. "I feel like this game, I've got to put the offense on my back," McCoy said Wednesday. "I want to roll. I feel like myself and the big guys up front -- we've got to put this game on our back and take care of business and get a win."
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 13:16:41 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy finished the Week 14 game with 29 carries for 217 yards and two touchdowns.
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 12:53:33 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy broke the franchise's single-game record with 206 rushing yards in Week 14. The record was set in 1949.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 16:40:06 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy posted 77 rushing yards and 73 receiving yards in the Week 11 game against the Washington Redskins. He also had two scores, his 11th career multi-score game. McCoy now has 1,009 rushing yards, pushing him over 1,000 yards for the third time in his career. He is the fourth player in franchise history to post three 1,000-yard season, joining former RBs Duce Staley, Ricky Watters and Wilbert Montgomery.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 11:55:49 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (hamstring) returned to the Week 11 game.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 11:12:49 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (hamstring) left the Week 11 game with an apparent right hamstring injury.
Fantasy Tip: He walked off under his own power, so it could be a cramp. We'll keep you posted.
Sun, 20 Oct 2013 16:48:23 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy entered the Week 7 game against the Dallas Cowboys as the league's leading rusher, but he was held to just 55 rushing yards on 17 carries. He also added six receptions for 26 yards.
McCoy had two 100-yard games with two rushing touchdowns through the first three games, but he has hit the century mark just once in the past four games, and he has just one score during the span. He remains an obvious must-start in all fantasy leagues going forward, but as the Philadelphia offense has struggled, mostly due to injury at the quarterback spot, McCoy's production has suffered.
Sun, 13 Oct 2013 21:27:39 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy posted his third 100-yard rushing performance of the season in Week 6 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He has 630 rushing yards and 871 total yards from scrimmages, which are the most by an Eagles player through the first six games.
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 08:19:10 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy is averaging 10.2 yards per carry when running up the middle so far this season with two touchdowns.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 06:08:16 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (ankle) said he thought he broke his ankle in Week 3. He broke it in high school and said the pain reminded him of that. He has been a full participant in practice and expects to play in Week 4.
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 05:29:01 -0700
Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (ankle) suffered a sprained right ankle in Week 3, but he returned to the game.
Fantasy Tip: He returned to the game and had a long touchdown run. He should be fine.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 19:17:48 -0700
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (leg) has returned to the team's Week 3 game.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:48:41 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (leg) left the team's Week 3 game early because of an undisclosed leg injury.
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 06:48:43 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy wants the team to spread the ball around better on offense. "I didn't mind it Monday night," McCoy said. "I think we can do a better job rotating because it's a long season. I don't think I need to have the ball 31, 32 times in a game for us to be a successful offense. We have too many different weapons. I think the running backs we have here can definitely play. Bryce Brown showed you last year he's definitely a talented back. So I think we have to do a better job of monitoring the reps."
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 09:45:53 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles' offense was efficient and quick in their Week 1 victory over the Washington Redskins Monday, Sept. 9; they ran a play every 22.4 seconds and 53 in the entire game. RB LeSean McCoy had big holes to run through, and WRs DeSean Jackson and Jason Avant and TE Brent Celek were wide open most of the time down the field. QB Michael Vick was very successful running the read-option. However, the Eagles players looked fatigued late in the game, often coming off the field for breathers. Jackson didn't catch any passes in the second half. "The tempo really worked," McCoy said. "I don't think anyone has seen it that fast. We've got to learn. We're learning as the thing goes. Coach Chip Kelly is a great coach. Today is the first time a lot of the guys in the locker room had fun. We couldn't wait to get back out there and have fun."
Fantasy Tip: Philly's offense was downright impressive in the first half. The up-tempo attack should continue to create mismatches in opposing defenses, but as we saw in the second half, is this something that Philadelphia will be able to sustain over a full season? Probably not, but for the time being, it makes all of the Iggles' offensive weapons much more attractive.
Mon, 09 Sep 2013 21:30:32 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy carried 31 times for 184 yards and a touchdown in the Week 1 game against the Washington Redskins Monday, Sept. 9. He also added one reception for five yards. His 31 carries marked a career high, and he was just one rushing yard short of tying his career best in yardage.
Fantasy Tip: If you're a fantasy owner in formats which reward points per reception (PPR), maybe you can complain a little bit since he had just one grab, but he still had a giant night.
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 12:10:44 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) is expected to play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 15.
Fantasy Tip: It is good news that he will see game action, but still, check back to see how he is doing next week before you pencil him in on your running back cheat sheets.
Sun, 11 Aug 2013 09:06:11 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) is scheduled to participate in practice Sunday, Aug. 11.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 15:13:00 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) will not play in the first preseason game because of his knee injury.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 07:29:14 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) is back at practice Thursday, Aug. 8.
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 18:04:04 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Chris Polk continues to challenge RB Bryce Brown for the primary backup spot behind RB LeSean McCoy. The knock on Brown is that he continues to have a tendency to bounce it outside, while Polk runs more between the tackles. However, at joint practice Wednesday, Aug. 7, with the New England Patriots, Polk put the ball on the ground. Brown has yet to fumble so far during training camp.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 21:33:24 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Bryce Brown unofficially dropped three passes in practice Tuesday, Aug. 6, and he tends to want to bounce outside of the tackles when running. Daniel Jeremiah of the NFL Network observed that RB Chris Polk, who has had a strong training camp, could be ahead of Brown for the primary backup job behind RB LeSean McCoy.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 21:29:35 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) did not participate in the contact portion of practice Tuesday, Aug. 6.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 09:18:11 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RBs Chris Polk and Felix Jones are battling for the No. 3 running back job behind RBs LeSean McCoy and Bryce Brown. Polk has the familiarity of the offense of head coach Chip Kelly from his days in the Pac-12, while Jones has the advantage of also being useful in the kick return game.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:04:19 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) is dealing with a knee injury and is considered day-to-day at this point.
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 11:47:20 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy said it does not matter whether QB Michael Vick or QB Nick Foles win the starting quarterback job as long as he keeps getting his carries. "That's why they pay [head coach Chip Kelly] the big bucks to pick the quarterback. [Vick and Foles] both look good and whoever he picks, I am fine with. As long as I get my carries, I don't care who it is," McCoy said.
Fri, 31 May 2013 13:14:49 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (personal) missed practice Friday, May 31, for personal reasons after working out at the team facility in the morning.
Fantasy Tip: Check McCoy’s status next week to make sure he returns to practice, but this does not appear to be a big issue.
Tue, 28 May 2013 07:56:58 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) returned to team activities Tuesday, May 28.
Tue, 21 May 2013 08:02:48 -0700
Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) is OK after leaving workouts Monday, May 20, with knee discomfort.
Mon, 20 May 2013 12:08:56 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) left organized team activities Monday, May 20, after suffering a knee injury. He did not look to be limping or in any pain after the workout.
Fantasy Tip: It does not appear like McCoy's injury is serious but could take things easy during offseason workouts to make sure he is ready for the season. McCoy should be considered a No. 1 running back in all leagues.
Tue, 14 May 2013 11:23:40 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy has been sued for an incident on a party bus. The team is aware of the allegations and has no comment.
Fantasy Tip: While this is an off the field distraction, it should not impact McCoy's fantasy value in 2013.
Thu, 09 May 2013 11:46:12 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy said he expects to have a very productive season in head coach Chip Kelly's offense in 2013. "We have tons of different sets with different backs. You run so much," McCoy said. "There are so many different fast-paced movements from motioning out, from running routes and things like that. It's so open. You're trying to get guys in the open field. This is a good offense." McCoy said he expects RBs Bryce Brown and Chris Polk to receive playing time because of the type of offense the team will use.
Fantasy Tip: McCoy had a disappointing 2012 season with only five total touchdowns but did miss four games because of a concussion. McCoy has proven to be one of the top fantasy running backs in the NFL and likely will be a No. 1 running back this season.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:00:28 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy said the Eagles new offense runs the ball a lot. "We run it so much it's like a freakin' track meet," McCoy said.
Mon, 18 Feb 2013 05:04:03 -0800
A former Dallas Cowboys scout said the team had the opportunity to select Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft but opted to trade the 51st overall selection for additional picks. "If you go back to the 2009 draft, they sat there and they had LeSean McCoy with a first-round grade," Bryan Broaddus said. "The problem was, they weren't willing to take LeSean McCoy. That's the issue. Don't window-dress your board. They're sitting there in the second round and they've got LeSean McCoy with a first-round grade on their board. That's value. They did it (got it right) with Sean Lee, they did it with Bruce Carter. They sat there, they took the guy that was on the board that they were supposed to take. Mistakes are made when you jump around on the board."
Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:05:47 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles running backs coach Duce Staley believes RB LeSean McCoy can dominate in head coach Chip Kelly's up-tempo running attack. "He can be the best," Staley said. "He can be the best to play the game." Staley added the team's backfield "should be licking their chops" about playing for Kelly.
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:22:36 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said the team will regularly use RBs LeSean McCoy and Bryce Brown. Shurmur thinks, in general, offenses are more effective with two running backs being used.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 08:23:04 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy feels some players did not give 100 percent effort this season. "It's obvious some guys didn't lay it all on the line this season," McCoy said.
Wed, 26 Dec 2012 11:40:29 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said he wanted to give RB Bryce Brown more work in Week 16, but RB LeSean McCoy kept telling Reid that he was fine. McCoy played 64 of 76 offensive snaps, while Brown played in just 10 snaps.
Mon, 24 Dec 2012 07:37:58 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy played in 64 snaps (84 percent) in the team's Week 16 game, while RB Bryce Brown played just 10 snaps.
Sat, 22 Dec 2012 06:31:53 -0800
Although Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy will start in the team's Week 16 game, head coach Andy Reid said he is expected to be eased back into the lineup. "I'm going to keep an eye on him. He's not going to play the whole game, every snap of the game," Reid said. "We'll monitor him as we go and see how he does." RB Bryce Brown could be in a heavy rotation with McCoy during the game.
Fri, 21 Dec 2012 11:13:28 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (concussion) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 21, and is probable for Week 16.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 13:09:26 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (concussion) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 20.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:51:10 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said RB LeSean McCoy (concussion) won't have his "normal workload" in Week 16 against the Washington Redskins. RBs Bryce Brown and Dion Lewis will rotate in at running back. "He's coming off an injury. I understand that, so I'll keep a close eye on him," Reid said. "He'll work in as a starter and then Bryce has some valuable experience that he's gained over the last few weeks, so we'll get him in there." McCoy said he felt a bit rusty while practicing Wednesday, Dec. 19.