Running game upgrade makes Buffalo Bills playoff contenders


780196c7f0c42712e40c11a3ab2be7ffAfter a string of disappointing seasons the Bills had an up year in 2014, finishing 9-7. Now looking to build on their success the AFC East team have been quick to bolster their roster before free agency starts with news of an unprecedented trade for former Eagle and All Pro running back LeSean McCoy.

Last season the Bills running back corps scored just four touchdowns between them. Fred Jackson carried the load for the most part due to disappointing season of pending free agent CJ Spiller. Yet the 34-year-old back only averaged 3.7 yards per carry, compare that with McCoy who had 4.2 yards per carry in a down year last campaign but managed five touchdowns.

While the Eagles offense often sees the ball spread around, with different personnel being used, expect the Bills to set the tone running the football. McCoy will see an enormous amount of snaps and…

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