LeSean McCoy doesn't mind sharing

Eagles star recognizes benefits of handing off some carries to Darren Sproles

Originally Published: June 19, 2014
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Running backs don't typically like to give away carries. Most want the ball. They prefer to play themselves into a rhythm so that they get stronger as the game goes on.

But LeSean McCoy, the NFL's rushing leader a season ago, has no problem abdicating carries to new Philadelphia Eagles teammate Darren Sproles. He actually is encouraging it, because not only does McCoy trust the 30-year-old Sproles, he believes an increased role for Sproles will only benefit him in the ...

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