However, there were previously reports from February that stated the Eagles inquired with the Bills in 2017 about trading for McCoy before landing on Ajayi in a trade with the Miami Dolphins. Ajayi appeared to simply lose the football after taking the handoff, and the Eagles never recovered. Philadelphia is just 2-3 comping off of its Super Bowl-winning campaign.
The Eagles are in a bind after they lost running back Jay Ajayi indefinitely due to a torn ACL.
Drew Brees passes Peyton Manning's record as Saints beat Redskins
The Redskins defense was ranked No. 1 coming into Monday, giving up 14.7 points per game through the first three games. The Saints' Smith, a third-round draft choice last spring, caught two touchdown passes from the 18th-year pro.
That information, though, could have been gleaned from a source with the Eagles interested in either maintaining leverage for eventual trade talks with the Steelers or possibly concerned about the morale of the running backs still active with the team. Philadelphia is 17th in total yards this year and they've scored no more than 23 points in their first five games. This saw him put together an effective outing against the Vikings where he had 27 rushing yards on three attempts along with three receptions for 44 receiving yards along with a 13-yard touchdown reception.
Le'Veon Bell solves three problems, instantly: Pass protection (good), pass catching (great), rushing (great). You're telling me Bell isn't worth a rental for two 2nd round picks (2019, 2020)?