Philadelphia Eagles to Trade LeSean McCoy to Buffalo Bills for Kiko Alonso


The Philadelphia Eagles will trade running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso, reports Adam Schefter of ESPN.

The trade is expected to be made official next week, once the new league year begins on March 10. McCoy’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said on Twitter that a deal has not been finalized but discussions have been held.

McCoy, 27 in July, finished third in the NFL in rushing with 1,319 yards. He added five touchdowns and had nine runs of 20-plus yards. As a receiver, McCoy caught 28 passes for 155 yards.

McCoy is signed through 2017 and due a $9.75 million base salary in 2015 with an $11.95 million cap hit, according to Alonso is signed through 2016 and will make a $941,418 base salary with a cap hit of $1.17 million.

Rosenhaus and McCoy “will make noise about wanting an extension and/or declining to…

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