Bills releasing RB McCoy


In a surprising move on Saturday morning, the announcement came down that the Buffalo Bills were releasing veteran running back LeSean McCoy from the team.

The move comes as somewhat of a surprise, as National Football League teams must trim their rosters from 90 to 53 players by 4:00 p.m. today. He is coming off his least productive season and proved to be the odd-man out after Buffalo restocked the position this off-season. McCoy was initially considered safe after Beane twice said he was still considered the starter. He totaled over 1,000 yards rushing in two of his four seasons with the Bills, but had a down year in 2018 finishing with just 514 yards rushing and three rushing touchdowns.

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"Devin's an unproven player in a regular season game, but we felt he had done enough and answered enough questions for us to make this decision happen", Beane said of the 5-foot-7, 200-pound player out of Florida Atlantic.

"I've seen that", he said, referring to trade speculation.

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But since the circumstances are much different for the Eagles at running back heading into Week 1 of the 2019 season, there's no need to even consider the possibility of McCoy returning for a second stint with the team.

If the addition of still being a talented player isn't enough, then who knows what the Texans are thinking, but hopefully for the sake of the franchise it is good.

Anger had fought hard as the challenger to Trevor Daniel's job; but ultimately, Trevor rose above the fray and that's why he's still with the Houston Texans. A source told ESPN that the Bills value the relationship between Singletary and Gore and felt comfortable with the rookie learning from Gore without McCoy.

- The Washington Redskins will try to trade, or eventually release, former first-round pick Josh Doctson. The 11th-year back has made six Pro Bowls and two All-Pro teams. He had 81 receptions and eight touchdowns in 33 games.