LeSean McCoy, RB Buffalo Bills

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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 198 lbs
  • DOB: 07-12-1988

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Bills RB LeSean McCoy expects to catch the ball more

Monday, May 29, 2017, 8:14pm

PFT - [Full Article]

As the Bills implement a new offense, questions remain regarding whether running back LeSean McCoy will be able to adjust his running style to the one-cut approach that coordinator Rick Dennison employs. There’s no question about McCoy’s level of excitement regarding the new air attack in Buffalo.

“The running backs getting the ball in the passing game,” McCoy told reporters on Thursday. “That’s something I’ve been a part of, but it’s been a while since I’ve actually got the ball a lot in the air — we do a lot of that. [Rick Dennison is] big on that, you look at all the successful running backs that’s been in his offense, from Arian Foster who I’m a big fan of, he did it on the ground and in the air.”

Fantasy Impact:

Dennison's offenses in Denver didn't feature the running back in a big way over the last two seasons, but while he was the OC in Houston, Arian Foster averaged 3.1 receptions per game from 2011 to 2013. That's a 50-catch pace, which happens to be how many receptions McCoy had last year under offensive coordinators Greg Roman and Anthony Lynn. In other words, we're not expecting a sea change in McCoy's involvement in the passing game. (McCoy does have big upside as a receiver -- he caught 78 passes in his second season in Philly.)

2017 Strength of Schedule - BUF
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
14
NYJ
1
@CAR
18
DEN
25
@ATL
17
@CIN
BYE20
TB
23
OAK
14
@NYJ
31
NO
22
@LAC
7
@KC
6
NE
24
IND
3
MIA
6
@NE
3
@MIA

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2016 Game Stats
WeekOppRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPCRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPRSTDPPRSnaps%
1BAL1658103.62412043.0013.017.042/4985.71%
2NYJ1559003.93431057.759.013.049/5392.45%
3ARI17110206.4736042.0023.626.648/6475.00%
4NE1970003.68638166.3316.822.853/7669.74%
5LAR18150008.3328024.0015.817.844/5580.00%
6SF19140307.3722031.0032.234.249/7962.03%
7MIA811001.380000-1.11.123/5740.35%
8NE------------
9SEA2185004.05435058.7512.016.064/8674.42%
10BYE------------
11CIN533106.60212036.0010.512.520/6530.77%
12JAX19103205.422310215.5025.427.440/5572.73%
13OAK17130007.65761078.7119.126.145/7262.50%
14PIT1227102.256810713.5016.822.843/5282.69%
15CLE19153208.05316035.3328.931.941/6761.19%
16MIA24128105.33517063.4020.525.570/9375.27%
17NYJ510002.0016016.001.62.614/6322.22%
Per game15.6084.470.8705.413.4023.730.073.876.9816.4219.8243.00/65.7365.80%
Totals23412671305.41513561586.98246.3297.3645/98665.80%

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