Running back LeSean McCoy was traded with line back Kiko Alonso by The Philadelphia Eagles according to ESPN.
The Eagles entered into a trading agreement with the Buffalo Bills. The trade was not made official before the beginning of the new league that was supposed to start from Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET.
McCoy holds the feat of having the third-most rushing yards with 6792 points and fourth highest rushing touchdowns with 44 points after signing for the Eagles in 2009. However, sources mentioned that the running back is unhappy with the move. The running back being from Pennsylvania never played football outside the region. This is claimed to be the reason behind his unhappiness. Sources also mentioned that McCoy is frustrated and the move would not be easy to make.
The Eagles are expected to make room for new players by trading the running back that had a count of $11.95 million in 2015 cap. The Bills will owe $10.25 to the Eagles who will be signed this season. The Eagles running back Darren Sproles immediately twitted expressing the magnitude of shock he received over the news of McCoy’s departure from the club.