PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 18: LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New York Jets during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field on December 18, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
The NFL announced their nominees for the FedEx Air and Ground awards meant to honor the top QB and RB in the leauge today. Our very own LeSean McCoy is nominated for the ground award along with Maurice Jones-Drew and Ray Rice. You can vote for LeSean here.
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Philadelphia's LeSean McCoy ran for a league-high 17 touchdowns in 2011 and was named the NFC's starting running back in the 2012 Pro Bowl. His 1,309 rushing yards ranked fourth in the NFL. He averaged 4.8 yards per attempt, and led the NFL with 84 runs for a first down. His 17 rushing touchdowns (and 20 overall) broke Eagles' records that had stood since 1945. McCoy rushed for a season-high 185 yards and two touchdowns in the Eagles' Week 8 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. McCoy was nominated four times for FedEx Ground Player of the Week honors, winning twice.