LeSean McCoy Proves His Critics Wrong

Lost amidst the chaos at the quarterback position has been the play of another backfield member — LeSean McCoy. While fellow anointed legend-follower Kevin Kolb has dropped to second on the depth chart before he could even throw an interception, McCoy has quietly answered everyone’s questions regarding his assumption of the running back crown worn for years by Brian Westbrook.

*People said, “McCoy’s not explosive enough, he doesn’t have true breakaway speed.” With the second-highest yards per carry total in the NFL and a 46 yard touchdown jaunt later, he’s shut them up.

*Others intimated that LeSean doesn’t have the ability to break tackles in the open field. Too bad Pro Football Focus lists him with the most yards after contact per rush in the NFL, with 5.1 …