Lesean came up in an era that devalued running backs. He edges Edge—no pun—in Super Bowls and the two both do not have MVPs. Eagles player's daughter is adorably sad her dad has to go to training camp, Eagle Eye podcast: Finding a role for Sproles, Jeffery done dwelling on how last season ended, Remembering 20 of our favorite Eagles’ training camp heroes. Lesean Mccoy has multiple All-Pro seasons, multiple Pro Bowls, a Super Bowl, over 11k rushing yards and 89 touchdowns; BUT, is he a Hall of Famer? Today we make the case for him to be in the Hall of Fame. "If it was a real game? Marc Gasol has a championship, a defensive play of the year and solid stats but will that be enough for him to get into the Hall of Fame? The closest player to Lesean McCoy in the Hall of Fame is Edgerrin James. One thing that is missing from Shady’s career is he never won a MVP trophy. Before being traded to Buffalo, McCoy was just as successful during his time in Philadelphia. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. It seems to be paying off. He was a first-team all-pro in 2011 and 2013. Sh, thank some of his family members and former teammates, at least one that is said to have interest, Zack Greinke takes shot at Astros, AJ Hinch over quick hooks in past, Dusty Baker explains his ballsy decision with Zack Greinke in Game 4, LeBron James sends Instagram tribute to Kobe Bryant after winning championship, Report: Rajon Rondo expected to opt out of contract with Lakers, Mike Tyson explains why he acted so weird in interview. Even new Bills PR director Derek Boyko was with him all six years with the Eagles. Lesean McCoy entered Bucs camp and spoke about how the players were in awe of Tom Brady. Many of us know Chad Johnson as a trash talker, comedian, or troll, but the guy was one hell of a football player. Favorite stat: With 25 more catches, McCoy will become the seventh player in NFL history with 10,000 rushing yards and 500 receptions. He is hardly a lock, however, which is probably why he got some negative feedback and decided to remove the Instagram post. I probably would have gone for about 130.". • McCoy’s 69 touchdowns rank him 32nd all-time among running backs, and 11 more get him into the top 20. Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream the Flyers, Sixers and Phillies games easily on your device. The running back was instrumental to the team ending their 17-year playoff drought and he doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon. LeSean McCoy Thinks He'll Be a Hall of Famer and He's Not Correct Alexander Wolz 6/2/2020 Breonna Taylor case: Former detective, Brett Hankison, is indicted, but not for her death Here's a look, Week 6 injuries: Mayfield limited, WFT's Allen cleared, Titans trade Correa to rival Jags as LB asks to be dealt. My linemen are really good. He also caught 503 passes for 3,797 yards and 16 touchdowns, totaling 14,868 yards from scrimmage and 89 touchdowns. • After 10 NFL seasons, McCoy ranks 25th in NFL history in rushing yards, and 14 of the 21 eligible backs ahead of him are already enshrined in Canton. 6, Prisco's picks: Bills rebound, stun Chiefs, Thomas breaks silence on Saints suspension, Agent's Take: Did Dak lose bet on self? A big turning point came when Astros manager Dusty Baker made a bold call to let Zack Greinke pitch, LeBron James sent an Instagram tribute to Kobe Bryant on Wednesday night, three days after his Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. He eventually was shipped to a place where no NFL player wants to be, the Buffalo Bills. It's a special place, and a lot of people who come from here always show love and speak highly of playing with the Eagles and that's something I've shared here. Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is one of the longer shots in this analysis, simply because he would probably need a 2,000-yard MVP season culminating in a Super Bowl victory in order to become a Hall of Fame shoo-in. His main focus at the moment should be on trying to convince a team to sign him, and we know of at least one that is said to have interest. That's something me and Sean kind of share and have in common and that makes me more comfortable, having all those guys being in Buffalo.". Edge had 12k rushing yards, 4.0 yards per carry, 80 rushing touchdowns, 433 receptions, 3,364 receiving yards, and 11 receiving touchdowns. Numbers: 10,606 rushing yards, 69 rushing TDs, 475 receptions, 3,616 receiving yards, 15 receiving TDs, 14,222 yards from scrimmage. Edge James got in the Hall of Fame on his fourth try.
In three seasons, McCoy has rushed for 3,300 yards and 22 touchdowns while catching 141 passes for 1,096 yards and five touchdowns. But I do know that during the eight-year period from 2010 through 2017 there wasn’t a more productive running back in the NFL than Shady, who had about 1,200 more yards from scrimmage during that span than any other NFL back. User Info: BigMadden. New Bucs running back and future Hall of Fame RB LeSean McCoy. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. McCoy has piled up some remarkable numbers in his 10 NFL seasons. New Bills head coach Sean McDermott was here with him in Philly, as was offensive line coach Juan Castillo and offensive assistant Chad Hall.
Veteran basketball writer Chris Sheridan reported this week that it is “an open secret” that the Bucks will try to trade Bledsoe. But McCoy might not need to put together a career year in order to move into the Hall of Fame circle. He’s just short, in that group with Edgerrin James, Fred Taylor and Tiki Barber (who should be in). "I was excited when Sean got the job, I'm familiar with him, I know what type of attitude he'll bring here — which we need. All Rights Reserved.
But McCoy might not need to put together a career year in order to move into the Hall of Fame circle. McCoy, the leading rusher in Eagles history, has been gone for three years now, and in the relative anonymity of Orchard Park, N.Y., is quietly putting up some staggering numbers, building on his six years with the Eagles. That will be a highly debated topic when McCoy retires, though he thinks he already has the answer. Especially considering the absence of big-time postseason numbers, he does need more to really have a chance at Canton. "This team, we haven't been in the playoffs in quite some time (since 1999). The other 10 are all either in Canton or go by the name Adrian Peterson. The Astros won Game 4 of the ALCS 4-3 against the Tampa Bay Rays at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. Greinke got into, The Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in Game 4 of the ALCS at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. on Wednesday to extend the series. BigMadden 7 months ago #1. This year, I have to prove myself again. It's one of the things that I've been doing since I've been in the league when I was a rookie. Right now, Shady isn’t a Hall of Famer. McCoy is a six-time Pro Bowler, which is more than any of the aforementioned players. McCoy last year ran for nearly 1,300 yards with an NFL-leading 5.4 average, 14 touchdowns and 50 catches. His 13,470 yards from scrimmage in his 20s are eighth-most in NFL history by a running back before his 30th birthday. Everybody in the top 10 who’s eligible is in the Hall of Fame. The three who are not in the Hall are Fred Taylor, Steven Jackson and Corey Dillon. You actually see it. "They're building something special here, I truly believe that. Shady started his career off pretty well, after his second season he already became a thousand yard rusher. "Started my career here, stay in contact with Duce (Staley), Sproles, we chat and text, (Brent) Celek all the time, a lot of friends here, a lot of good people that I know. HOF worthy? B/R's Brad Gagnon had McCoy in the latter category. Any way possible I'm willing to help out and contribute.". Do you agree that Ben is a hall of famer? No. LeSean McCoy is the latest in a series of stories looking at the Hall of Fame chances of current or recent Eagles who are still active in the NFL. Lastly, Shady was sent to the Chiefs to rejoin his former head coach, Andy Reid. LeSean McCoy has his Super Bowl and an outside shot at the Pro Football Hall of Fame after a decade of excellence in the NFL. I use that to kind of motivate me, whether it's a ring or chasing different yardage, it keeps me motivated.". He’s rushed for 222 yards with a 3.9 average and one TD in those games along with 15-for-104 receiving. He became the fourth-oldest back in NFL history to average at least 5.4 yards per carry and the first from that group in 70 years to also score 14 TDs. Some of the best times of my life were here. McCoy has the experience the Buccaneers running back group needed. The final two are attainable, but Dorsett's mark would require one more good season as a featured back for a team. section: | slug: lesean-mccoy-is-not-finished-and-heres-what-he-expects-with-the-buccaneers-going-forward | sport: football | route: article_single.us | But he’s not that far off. Hall of Fame Comparison . Only four players in history have rushed for 12,000 yards and caught 500 passes, and all four are Hall of Famers — Marshall Faulk, LaDainian Tomlinson, Marcus Allen and Emmitt Smith. "Where now I'm older so I've got to watch what I eat, get some sleep. Bleacher Report recently looked at current NFL players who were locks for Canton as well as some who were on the verge of cementing their Hall of Fame status this season. Click here to download the MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Is He a Hall of Famer? To get to 12,000 and 500, Shady needs just 1,393 rushing yards and 25 catches. His time during the Bills was not as exciting as his time with the Eagles but he still made 3 Pro Bowls while playing with the Bills which brings his total to 6. "I witnessed today (this team) is so young and I really could help them out, for this team and for the future.
"I've done a lot of great things in my career, but I'm not finished," McCoy said in his introductory press conference with the Buccaneers Tuesday. The third installment of “Is He/She a Hall of Famer” will feature the ex-Cincinnati superstar wide receiver.. Is Kyle Lowry a future Hall of Fame? Shady beats Edge in all receiving stats as well as yards per carry. After nine successful NFL seasons, you can make the argument that McCoy is Hall of Fame bound. LeSean McCoy is the latest in a series of stories looking at the Hall of Fame chances of current or recent Eagles who are still active in the NFL. By Reuben Frank. Shady has compiled 3,209 scrimmage yards and scored 22 touchdowns the last two seasons. Just below McCoy on the list you will see names like Tiki Barber and Eddie George, who have been eligible for the Hall of Fame for several years and not gotten in. Eagles Flyers Sixers Phillies Video Podcasts Live Streaming NBC Sports Bet Tom Haberstroh Best of the Decade Headstrong Pick 'n Click Newsletters Fusion Union Soul NCAA Pro Pets Eagles Free Agency 2020 MORE. The focal point was really on McCoy's workload this upcoming season with the Buffalo Bills, but there was a mention of his Hall of Fame chances early in the article. He said he feels like he's as good as ever. And while that might not be expected of a player on the back nine of his career, it's not completely out of the question. He hasn't slowed down much if at all as he approaches his 30th birthday. Shady is behind Edge in rushing touchdowns by 7 but could easily close the gap. Lesean “Shady” Mccoy entered the NFL in 2009 as the 53rd pick in the NFL draft to the Philadelphia Eagles after playing for the Pittsburgh Panthers. "Just talking to different guys," he said. However, he made it clear that he is not retiring by concluding the post with “HOF on the way when I SAY I’m Done.”.