Report: Eagles RB LeSean McCoy may be asked to take pay cut

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy could reportedly be asked to take a pay cut this off-season.
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Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy could be asked to take a pay cut this off-season, reports

McCoy, 27 in July, has a cap number of $11.9 million for 2015, second-highest in the NFL behind Adrian Peterson ($15.4 million). Running back Darren Sproles also has a $4.1 million cap figure for next season, committing the Eagles to $16 million toward two running backs. Their 2015 salary cap is expected to be about $140 million, according to

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McCoy told last month that he would consider restructuring his contract, but didn't want to take less money in doing so.

"I know how hard it is to keep a team together and I want to be part of this team. But I don't want to take less money," he said. "I want to figure a way to make it happen [where] we're all together."

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McCoy finished third with 1,319 rushing yards last season, also adding five touchdowns and a 4.2 yards-per-carry average in his sixth NFL season.

The Eagles finished 10-6 in 2014 for the second straight season, but missed the postseason.

Mike Fiammetta