LeSean McCoy: Feud with Osi over

Updated: October 2, 2012, 6:24 PM ET
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LeSean McCoy said Monday his personal feud with Osi Umenyiora is over.

The Philadelphia Eagles running back said in a radio interview that he and the New York Giants' defensive end both agreed after Sunday night's game that they need to put their differences aside.

"I think after the game, it's time to get over this Osi-and-LeSean thing, because after the game (Umenyiora) said, 'You're a heck of a player, we're in this business, let's get over this,' " McCoy said in an interview with SportsRadio 94 WIP in Philadelphia.

"(Umenyiora) said, 'Let's be done with it.' Being a bigger man, also for myself, you've got to focus on the Giants, they're a good team already. My goal is not an interdivision battle with Osi. It's with the Giants, and trying to get to the Super Bowl," McCoy said.

In an interview Tuesday with the "The Michael Kay Show" on ESPN 98.7 FM in New York, Umenyiora confirmed that he and McCoy had ended the feud, saying it was "irrelevant" when asked if it was his idea to stop the back-and-forth between the players and said it was "something that neither one of us is going to continue."

"It was about time that ended and I'm glad all that stuff is over with," Umenyiora said.

McCoy had brought the players' bad blood back into the forefront last week in an "E:60" interview when he called Umenyiora "a ballerina in a Giants uniform."

Their dispute had escalated in the past year. In May on Mother's Day, Umenyiora tweeted, "Happy Mothers Day Lesean Mccoy! Enjoy your special day!!"

Last summer, Umenyiora referred to McCoy as "Lady Gaga" and "she" after McCoy tweeted that the defensive end is "overrated" and "soft" and the third best defensive lineman on the Giants.

Information from ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk was used in this report.

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