LeSean McCoy

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McCoy: Vick Has Asked Me To Lead

LeSean McCoy arrived at training camp weighing in at 211 pounds and proclaiming that he is in better shape than he was in last year, when he soared up the rankings to become one of the best backs in the game. The goal, he says, is to take the next step.

“Next step, I want to be considered as the best back in the league,” said McCoy. “I think I have a lot of room for improvement. Guys talk about players as the best backs — you probably say [Adrian Peterson] or [Arian] Foster or [Ray] Rice. I want to be one of them guys at the end of the day where they say, “McCoy.”

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Eagles wake-up call

Each morning during training camp, we’ll bring you the Eagles wake-up call with links and notes from Lehigh. Today’s version covers Jeremy Shockey, LeSean McCoy and season predictions from the national media.