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LeSean McCoy briefly leaves game with leg injury, but returns in third quarter

LeSean McCoy briefly left the Eagles' game against the Chiefs with a leg injury. (Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

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Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy left Thursday night's game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a right leg injury. But the Eagles' fears were alleviated after he re-entered the game in the third quarter.

Late in the second quarter of the Eagles' contest against the Chiefs, McCoy got tackled by a few Chiefs after an 18-yard run — and it looked like linebacker Akeem Jordan landed on his leg. He stayed on the ground for moments, appearing to be in immense pain. But he eventually walked off the field, albeit limping, and to the locker room.

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The Eagles said that McCoy went to the locker room for X-rays. But he came back in the game in the third quarter, and the Eagles breathed a sigh of relief.