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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers keep adding help for Tom Brady.
According to ESPN, on Thursday, the team reportedly signed on to withdraw LeSean McCoy for a one-year deal Adam schefter.
His agent Drew Rosenhaus said, “He is very excited to play with established watts like Brady and Gronk in trying to win another championship.”
The buffalo bills Released McCoy last August, which saved him $ 6.425 million according to NFL.com’s Kevin Patra. He signed with the Kansas City Chiefs shortly thereafter.
Kansas City had signed Carlos Hyde to help fill the void left by Kareem Hunt, but quickly turned sour. The chiefs landed him in a trade Houston Texas, which cleared the way for McCoy’s arrival.
McCoy did not post flamboyant numbers as he worked with Damian Williams, but he was in his limited role. He ran for 465 yards and four touchdowns in 101 yards and caught 28 passes for 181 yards and one touchdown.
Among 45 racers with at least 100 carries, McCoy was 28th in DYAR (defense-adjusted yards up), per Football Outsider.
Kansas City selected Clyde Edwards-Hellaire with the 32nd overall pick, eliminating the odds of McCoy’s reunion.
McCoy’s yard-per-carry average fell from 4.0 in 2017 to 3.2 in 2018 before the Bills ran. He ranks third among active players in total touch (2,950), so he has a very high mileage on his body.
By managing his workload, the chiefs helped McCoy to remain effective. He had his most recent All-Pro season in 2013, his highest of 4.6 yards per second.
This should be the blueprint for books. He will compete with Ronald Keoshavan Vaughn to support Ronald Jones II, and could look to expand his role in the passing game compared to his season at Tampa Bay Kansas City.
Given Jones’ inconsistency in his young career, McCoy may have an important role for the Bucs.