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Bills Today: McCoy ranked as a top 10 running back


1 - McCoy ranked as a top 10 running back

He's about to turn 30-years-old, and he was already ranked the 30th best player in the NFL by his peers. LeSean McCoy, is not the kind of player who is looking to slow down either. The 10th year veteran running back has already eclipsed the 10k mark in his career, and he already has his eyes on 12k.

Ever since McCoy joined the offense in Buffalo, he has been a go-to player for the team. Not only will that most likely continue, but one of the great running backs of his time, and current NFL analyst Maurice Jones-Drew ranked the Bills RB amongst the best in the league.

In a list of the top-10 RBs, Shady came in at fourth. This is what Jones-Drew said about the six-time Pro Bowler.

With three inexperienced quarterbacks in the building, Shady will once again will be charged with carrying the Bills' offense. He's the most elusive back in the league right now and can score from anywhere on the field -- something he will have to do for the Bills to succeed. #12kUPnext

2 – What's the biggest decision the Bills have to make this offseason?

The Bills have a fair amount of decisions to make this offseason, with the majority coming on the offensive side of the ball. It's a brand-new season for an offense that is receiving an overhaul in its system from offensive coordinator Brian Daboll. From watching OTAs, there is a new feeling to the Bills attack.

But when it comes down to the biggest decision facing the Bills, it's the one of two questions that everybody keeps asking. "Who starts at QB?" or, "When does Josh Allen start?" ESPN's Field Yates has this to say about the Bills decision.

Josh Allen will likely enter training camp trailing AJ McCarron and Nathan Peterman in the starting derby, but his time as QB1 is coming. GM Brandon Beane and coach Sean McDermott have preached the value of the process in Buffalo: Long-term sustainability is the ultimate goal. In deciding when to insert Allen -- presumably sometime in 2018 -- the Bills must weigh the value to be gained through Allen playing early versus the need he has to develop substantially as a player, some of which can be done by viewing the game from the sideline first.

3 - Which Bills player will be a first-time Pro Bowler next season?

Last season, Bills safety Micah Hyde was selected to his first Pro Bowl, an accomplishment that an injury kept him from partaking in. This season, the Bills have a few more candidates the will have the chance to make their first Pro Bowl appearance.

Looking back, some could say a few Bills were snubbed last season from making a trip to Orlando, Florida. This year, senior NFL analyst Gil Brandt believes that one of the snubbed players can find his way on a plane down to Florida at the end of this season. He thinks CB Tre'Davious White will flourish in his sophomore season.

The 2017 first-round pick made the Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie Team after picking off four passes -- including one of Tom Brady that inspired an overzealous response from Rob Gronkowski -- and starting all 16 games. He has great coverage ability and will tackle, and I think he'll shine in Year 2 under Sean McDermott.


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