Back in early March, the Eagles traded their star running back LeSean McCoy to the Bills. At the time, McCoy reportedly wasn't real happy about it. But he just did an interview with ESPN The Magazine and revealed that, at this point, he's come to terms with it. And from the sounds of things, he's not going to miss his former Philadelphia head coach Chip Kelly. At all.
During the interview, McCoy said that Kelly and his new head coach Rex Ryan are "totally different." He also admitted that he didn't really get along with Kelly while he was with the Eagles—and said that he's still wondering why Kelly has shipped a lot of great players like DeSean Jackson out of Philly in recent years.
"The relationship was never really great," he said. "I feel like I always respected him as a coach. I think that's the way he runs his team. He wants the full control. You see how fast he got rid of all the good players. Especially all the good black players. He got rid of them the fastest. That's the truth. There's a reason…It's hard to explain with him. But there's a reason he got rid of all the black players—the good ones—like that."
ESPN The Magazine tried to contact the Eagles to get a response to McCoy's statement, but the Eagles declined to comment. This isn't the first time someone has questioned Kelly for cutting ties with black players, though. Stephen A. Smith did the same thing on ESPN First Take in March when he called Kelly out for keeping the likes of Riley Cooper over guys like Jackson and McCoy:
McCoy and the Bills will visit Philly to play the Eagles on December 13 this year. That should be a hell of a game.
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