LeSean McCoy Fantasy News

Thursday, December 1, 2016, 6:10pm

Bills RB Mike Gillislee (hamstring) took limited practice reps again Thursday. It appears that Gillislee may be able to return this week. It may put a slight dent in LeSean McCoy’s touches as the Bills try to keep him healthy.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 6:36pm

Bills RB Mike Gillislee (hamstring) took limited practice reps Wednesday. It appears that Gillislee may be able to return this week. It may put a slight dent in LeSean McCoy’s touches as the Bills try to keep him healthy.

Friday, November 25, 2016, 6:43pm

Bills RB Mike Gillislee (hamstring, out) missed practice again Friday and is out for Week 12. With Gillislee out, LeSean McCoy should see a big workload against the Jaguars. Jonathan Williams and Reggie Bush are the backups.

Friday, November 25, 2016, 6:43pm

Bills RB LeSean McCoy (thumb, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 12. McCoy had surgery this week but is expected to play. With Mike Gillislee out, McCoy figures to see a big workload.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 8:58pm

Bills RB LeSean McCoy (thumb) took limited practice reps Wednesday. McCoy had surgery this week but is expected to play. He may yield a few touches to Mike Gillislee, but we’re expecting a near-normal workload at this point.

Bills hopeful to have RB LeSean McCoy Week 12

Monday, November 21, 2016, 6:03pm

BuffaloBills.com - [Full Article]

The Bills didn’t waste any time getting LeSean McCoy’s dislocated left thumb properly back in place. The feature back underwent a surgical procedure on Sunday night and will have a chance to play on Sunday against Jacksonville.

“We’ll see how he progresses through the week,” said head coach Rex Ryan. “It would be big for us (to have him play) obviously. I think right now he’s playing as well as any back in the league. That would be nice if he actually is going to play. That would be great for us.”

McCoy got off to a fast start this past Sunday against Cincinnati averaging more than six and a half yards a carry with a touchdown, but dislocated his thumb late in the first half and didn’t return when the medical staff couldn’t pop his thumb joint back in.

Fantasy Impact:

Ryan would not put a percentage on McCoy’s chances of playing Sunday against the Jaguars, but admitted he was more encouraged.

Source: Bills RB LeSean McCoy has thumb surgery, expected to play Week 12

Monday, November 21, 2016, 10:24am

PFT on Twitter - [Full Article]

Per source Bills RB LeSean McCoy had a procedure on his thumb and will play Sunday barring something unexpected.

Fantasy Impact:

This is certainly good news but also worth monitoring this week. McCoy was poised for a pretty nice day before leaving with a dislocated thumb and never returning in Week 11.

Bills RB Lesean McCoy (thumb) knocked out of Week 11

Sunday, November 20, 2016, 4:03pm

Yahoo Sports - [Full Article]

When the Buffalo Bills began the second half in Cincinnati, LeSean McCoy remained in the locker room.

The veteran running back injured his left thumb late in the first half against the Bengals on Sunday while falling out of bounds.

Fantasy Impact:

McCoy caught a short pass from Tyrod Taylor for an 8-yard gain and headed to the sideline with 1:51 remaining in the second quarter. He got hit by Bengals safety Shawn Williams and tried to brace his fall with his left hand. McCoy popped back up, but pointed to the Bills staff to remove him from the game. The Bills ruled him out early in the second half.

Bills RB LeSean McCoy (hamstring) ACTIVE vs. Seattle

Monday, November 7, 2016, 7:12pm

Bills Inactives
Corbin Bryant NT
Gerald Christian TE
Marcell Dareus DT
Seantrel Henderson T
Cardale Jones QB
Patrick Lewis C
Brandon Tate WR

Related players: LeSean McCoy

Fantasy Impact:

McCoy was expected to play despite the hamstring issue. It's a tough matchup against the Seahawks and on top of that the team plans to keep an eye on his conditioning after missing last week as well as being limited in practice.

Bills mindful of RB LeSean McCoy's conditioning

Monday, November 7, 2016, 3:20pm

BuffaloBills.com - [Full Article]

LeSean McCoy did not practice or play last week when the Bills faced the Patriots. This week he practiced on a limited basis. McCoy is good to go in tonight’s game at Seattle, but for offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn, there is one particular thing he’s going to be mindful of in his usage of McCoy in Buffalo’s attack.

“Well you have to be conscious of his conditioning because he’s been for a couple of weeks, hasn’t played, hasn’t practiced a lot,” Lynn said. “But he looks good in practice. His stamina, his quickness and just the rest, he’s had two weeks to rest, so I feel confident that he’s going to be able to play and play well, but I have to be cautious of his conditioning.”

Fantasy Impact:

Before his hamstring injury McCoy was averaging 17.3 carries per game. He averaged just over 47 plays per game (47.6). The highest percentage of offensive plays for McCoy came in Week 2 against the Jets (49 of 53 – 92%). The highest number of plays in a game for him was in Week 4 (54 plays). The Bills may ease him back in tonight on top of it not being a great matchup.

Week 9 MNF Injury Report

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 6:36pm

Bills at Seahawks
Bills
OUT
DT Corbin Bryant (shoulder), DT Marcell Dareus (groin), WR Brandon Tate (concussion)

QUESTIONABLE
LB Lorenzo Alexander (hamstring), RB Reggie Bush (groin), TE Charles Clay (knee), T Cordy Glenn (ankle), LB Jerry Hughes (hand), RB LeSean McCoy (hamstring), LB Lerentee McCray (knee), WR Robert Woods (foot)

Seahawks
OUT
DE Michael Bennett (knee), S Kam Chancellor (groin), CB DeAndre Elliott (hamstring), RB Thomas Rawls (fibula), TE Luke Willson (knee)

QUESTIONABLE
T Bradley Sowell (knee)

Ryan: 'confident' RB LeSean McCoy, WR Percy Harvin play Week 9

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 1:01pm

NFL.com - [Full Article]

Buffalo looks to have all hands on deck ahead of its matchup with the Legion of Boom.

Bills coach Rex Ryan said Saturday that he is "confident" that running back LeSean McCoy and newly-unretired wide receiver Percy Harvin will play Monday night against the Seahawks.

Fantasy Impact:

McCoy is dealing with a hamstring and Harvin recently 'un-retired.' McCoy comes with risks given the injury and the matchup while Harvin may have to shake off some rust and get back into game shape. But those needing McCoy could have him. Seattle is first in allowing fantasy points to RBs though.

Friday, November 4, 2016, 6:47pm

Bills RB LeSean McCoy (hamstring) took limited practice reps again Friday. It looks like McCoy could return this week, but the Bills have a Week 10 bye, so they may elect to hold him out to give him two weeks to fully recover. We’ll get his official designation on Saturday since the Bills play on Monday. If he’s questionable, owners should have a Plan B in place, perhaps picking up Mike Gillislee (shallow leagues) or C.J. Prosise since they play in the same game.

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:12pm

Bills RB LeSean McCoy (hamstring) took limited practice reps Thursday. McCoy could return this week, but the Bills have a Week 10 bye, so they may elect to hold him out to give him two weeks to fully recover. Mike Gillislee would be the lead back if McCoy can’t play.

Friday, October 28, 2016, 6:30pm

Bills RB LeSean McCoy (hamstring, doubtful) missed practice all week and is doubtful for Week 8. He aggravated his hamstring injury and couldn’t finish Week 7, so we doubt he plays this week. Mike Gillislee is a Sneaky Start in his absence, but the Bills’ vaunted running game disappeared against the Dolphins last week. Gillislee is dealing with a foot injury, but should be able to play. Reggie Bush and Jonathan Williams are the next men up.

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