Eagles sign LeSean McCoy to 5-yr, $45 mil extension

05/17/2012 at 3:41 pm By

Despite the team’s inconsistent 2011 season, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy enjoyed a career campaign.¬†McCoy reached career-highs in carries (273) and rushing yards (1,309) while also leading the NFL with 17 rushing touchdowns.

For his efforts, the Eagles have signed McCoy to a 5-year contract extension for $45 million dollars, $20.7 of which is guaranteed. The Eagles selected McCoy out of Pittsburgh in the second round of the 2009 draft.

For his career, McCoy has 635 carries for 3,026 yards (a 4.8 ypc average) and 28 touchdowns. McCoy has also caught 166 receptions for 1,215 yards and 5 touchdowns.

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