Eagles send McCoy to the Bills
PHILADELPHIA, PA (TheSpread) – According to multiple sources, a major trade in the NFL went down on Tuesday night as the Buffalo Bills acquired LeSean McCoy from the Philadelphia Eagles.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter a trade is in place to send McCoy to the Bills in return for Buffalo linebacker Kiko Alonso. The trade can’t become official until next Tuesday at 4 p.m. McCoy is coming off a 2014 season where he rushed for 1,319 yards, the second highest total in his six-year career. He has rushed for 6,792 yards and 44 touchdowns in his six seasons with the Eagles while catching 300 passes for 2,282 yards and 10 scores.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Eagles are currently listed at 25/1 to win Super Bowl 50 next season while the Buffalo Bills are currently listed at 50/1. They have the New England Patriots as the current favorites with 13/2 odds.
Alonso is just a second-year player in the NFL and is coming off an ACL tear that caused him to miss the 2013 season. In his rookie year, Alonso had 159 tackles with two sacks and four interceptions. He is a reuniting with his college coach, Chip Kelly, who has been the head coach of the Eagles the last two seasons. Philadelphia is coming off a 10-6 season in 2014 while Buffalo went 9-7. Both teams missed the playoffs and the Bills hired Rex Ryan to be their new coach for the 2015 season.