Report: Eagles tried to get back LeSean McCoy


By Brandon J. Koch

In a story by Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Eagles tried to trade with the Bills to get back LeSean McCoy to fix Chip Kelly’s mistake.

Manish wrote, “Kelly’s decision to trade McCoy to Buffalo for Alonso never made sense. Roseman tried to get McCoy back in a deal with Buffalo through back-channel intermediaries, according to sources. One of Philly’s off-the-books offers for McCoy, who has been a Pro Bowler in each of his three seasons with the Bills, was a package of players that included wide receiver Jordan Matthews, according to sources. Matthews ultimately was traded to the Bills for cornerback Ronald Darby last summer. Roseman’s desire to bring back McCoy was one of the few moves that he couldn’t pull off, but he had seemingly solved his most glaring problem in the first phase of his rebuild: He found his franchise quarterback.”In 42 games as a Bill, McCoy has rushed for 3,330 yards and 22 touchdowns. To go along with 141 receptions for 1,096 yards 5 touchdowns. Here’s the full story:

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