FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Buffalo Bills running LeSean McCoy explained a”position” with coach Sean McDermott was the reason McCoy didn’t come from Sunday’s 24-12 loss into the New England Patriots, however he didn’t elaborate.
Undrafted rookie Keith Ford began running for the Bills before McCoy entered on the second offensive play. It had been initially McCoy didn’t begin a game in which he played since 2010.
“Coach, we had a circumstance, and then he was absolutely correct,” McCoy explained. “It was a private circumstance. I am a captain also that I have ta be more accountable. He assessed me, put me. That has been it.”
McCoy didn’t elaborate on if the”situation” happened, but said he and McDermott solved.
Ford directed the Patriots with 14 carries for 46 yards in last Sunday’s win over the Detroit Lions if McCoy (hamstring) and backup Chris Ivory (shoulder) did not play. McDermott said before Sunday’s game at New England he needed to get Ford along with other young players on the area, however, McCoy scoffed when reporters inquired if he’d nevertheless be the featured running back.
“handsome guy,” McCoy said Thursday. “Can I the feature back? Can I gonna come off the bench?”
McCoy conducted six times from the Patriots for 9 yards, the fifth season this season McCoy has dropped less than 2.0 yards per carry at a game. McCoy has 488 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns in 13 games this season.