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The Linc - LeSean McCoy Among League's Best On Third Down

Higher Education: The best third-down running backs - Shutdown Corner - NFL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
#2 LeSean McCoy - His nickname is "Shady", and McCoy lives up to it with his scattershot running style, but he's also one of the more effective short-yardage backs in the league. It was a good thing, too, because all the other Eagles backs (Jerome Harrison, Eldra Buckley, and Mike Bell) were among the least efficient third-down backs in the league.

Professor Vick: QB To Gather Eagles For Off-Field Meetings
Michael Vick is targeting the end of the month to gather his Eagles teammates together once again. Only this time the number should be greater, and the work will be primarily done in the classroom. "We’re going to get together for one week and go through all our calls, and just make sure everybody’s on the same page so when we go to camp everybody’s on one accord," said Vick

Eagles' Laws may not like running, but he's putting in the work | Philadelphia Inquirer | 06/18/2011
Trevor Laws pulled off his black hoodie to reveal a bright red - bordering on pink - T-shirt with two words on the front: "Running Sucks."

Fired-up Friday: McCoy vs. Bradshaw - NFC East Blog - ESPN
I like that this was retweeted by LeSean McCoy himself.

NFL labor drama is rooted in rapid revenue growth - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
The revenue pie has grown so quickly that both sides have spent months trying to secure their share in a new collective bargaining agreement even though the respective slices would have spilled over the plate 16 years ago. Barring a work stoppage that extends into the regular season, the NFL is projected to generate at least $10 billion in revenue for the 2011 campaign. The revenue in 1995: $2.14 billion. The salary cap that year was set at $36.5 million — a figure that skyrocketed to $128 million for the NFL’s last capped season in 2009.

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