LeSean McCoy will team up with Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski after agreeing to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the veteran running back’s agent revealed.
McCoy has been a free agent following his release from the Kansas City Chiefs, for whom the 11-year veteran was a healthy scratch for their Super Bowl LIV victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
But the six-time Pro Bowler, who had previously talked up the chance to return to the Philadelphia Eagles, is set for the Buccaneers on a one-year deal in 2020.
“He’s very excited to play with established vets like Brady and Gronk in trying to win another championship,” Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN.
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McCoy averaged 4.6 yards per carry in 2019 – his best return in three seasons – but amassed just 465 rushing yards and had four touchdowns, and his days as a feature back appear behind him.
The 32-year-old has six 1,000-yard rushing seasons, including four in six years with the Eagles, who drafted him in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft.
Published 31 Jul 2020, 06:02 IST