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LeSean McCoy has right ankle sprain

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03:16 PM ET 09.20 | Philadelphia Eagles fans had a bit of a scare in the first half of the team's Thursday night matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs when star running back LeSean McCoy went down with a lower leg injury, but those concerns were put to rest when he returned to the game in the third quarter and added 92 yards after suffering the injury. After the game, McCoy stated that he suffered a right ankle sprain when he went down in the first half. McCoy finished the game with 158 yards rushing and a touchdown.

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September 20, 2013  07:43 PM ET

Has 10 days to heal.

September 20, 2013  08:25 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Eagles are in trouble.

He came back and ran for 92 more yards and a TD. They're fine.

September 20, 2013  08:28 PM ET

...unless you mean in general, which... yes, agreed.

September 20, 2013  09:07 PM ET

Isn't Vick already hobbled too?

September 20, 2013  09:32 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Has 10 days to heal.

Best not spend it hanging around with Aldon Smith....Of course the pain wouldn't be as noticeable when one has spent the night with booze and pot.

September 20, 2013  09:39 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Eagles are in trouble.

That whole NFC looks like it's in trouble.

September 20, 2013  09:56 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

He came back and ran for 92 more yards and a TD. They're fine.

Yeah man. Most backs can't rush for 92 yards in a whole game, while at 100%.

Shady's putting that up in one half on a bad ankle.

With that said, I'd prefer they rest him until he's healthy. It's a rebuilding year. No reason to risk permanent damage to a star player during a lost season.

September 20, 2013  09:57 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

That whole NFC looks like it's in trouble.

East*

The rest of the NFC looks fine.

September 20, 2013  10:35 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Eagles are in trouble.

Their secondary couldn't cover a sofa.

September 20, 2013  11:11 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

Their secondary couldn't cover a sofa.

Nor my wife's fat aunt Lupe.... With a parachute

September 21, 2013  12:13 AM ET

The old ankle or hammy strain can take the whole season. Chip seems to be up on progressive training methods so perhaps this will get a chance to be rested and LM can return quickly.

This team is in deep do do.

September 21, 2013  08:09 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

East*The rest of the NFC looks fine.

Especially the further west you go.

September 21, 2013  08:10 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

The old ankle or hammy strain can take the whole season. Chip seems to be up on progressive training methods so perhaps this will get a chance to be rested and LM can return quickly.This team is in deep do do.

They move the ball a lot and have a lot of big plays, but then everything breaks down. I think the wheels are about to fall off this wagon.

September 21, 2013  08:25 AM ET
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They move the ball a lot and have a lot of big plays, but then everything breaks down. I think the wheels are about to fall off this wagon.

They played back-to-back short weeks, 3 games in 11 days, an NFL rarity.

Let's see what the team can do with an actual normal week worth of rest and preparation.

September 21, 2013  09:12 AM ET

Forgotten in that game is the fact that KC is a good team. They had six pro bowlers last year, now they have a steady, if unspectacular , QB. The most talented 2 win team you will ever find. Now they have a legit HC. Give the other team credit. They can rush a passer and they can cover receivers.

 
September 21, 2013  10:43 AM ET
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Forgotten in that game is the fact that KC is a good team. They had six pro bowlers last year, now they have a steady, if unspectacular , QB. The most talented 2 win team you will ever find. Now they have a legit HC. Give the other team credit. They can rush a passer and they can cover receivers.

I like Alex Smith. He's never going to be a big numbers QB but he's highly efficient and protects the ball well. In a ball control offense like Kansas City's, he's really all a team needs.

He only threw 5 INTs in each of the last two seasons. And has yet to throw a pick in 2013.

IMO he doesn't get enough credit.

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