LeSean McCoy mentioned he is not able to retire in spite of his decline in manufacturing the previous two seasons. In reality, he believes he has a couple of seasons left within the NFL.
“I in point of fact simply need to play two extra years,” McCoy mentioned Friday in an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio. “I communicate to Frank [Gore] about this. He all the time tells me, ‘By no means put a ceiling to your profession. Whats up, if you’re feeling excellent and also you do neatly, do some other 12 months and vice versa. If it does not cross neatly, simply let your frame communicate to you.’ My frame feels fantastic.”
The 31-year-old free-agent working again, who finished his 11th NFL season in 2019, added: “My frame feels excellent. So I can let my frame discuss for after I need to be finished.”
McCoy, a six-time Professional Bowl variety, mentioned he has “a pair groups that I am taking a look at.”
“I am simply looking ahead to the fitting second,” he mentioned. “These items is difficult now, as a result of there is not any visits. There is no actual actions with the groups up to it was once. The article I will be able to keep an eye on is solely making the fitting selection, going to an offense that matches. I need to cross to a workforce that is a profitable franchise that experience all of the proper items that is looking ahead to me. That veteran working again to lend a hand the room out. So as to add a spark. The groups I am taking a look at at the moment are the ones groups. I would possibly not talk about who they’re. I sit up for more than likely after the draft or proper ahead of the draft, signing on with a workforce.”
McCoy’s taking part in time with the Kansas City Chiefs dwindled as final season went on; he was once inactive for the AFC Championship Sport and Tremendous Bowl LIV, however that did not diminish his delight at in spite of everything being on a Tremendous Bowl winner. He mentioned within the interview he was once satisfied to go that off his “bucket listing.”
McCoy mentioned he embraces his position as a veteran mentor, identical to Brian Westbrook did for him when he was once a rookie with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009.
“If I may well be that man to lend a hand that younger famous person to emerge into that famous person famous person, I might like to do that,” he mentioned.
After speeding for 465 yards final season, McCoy is ranked 3rd amongst energetic gamers with 11,071 in his profession, at the back of simplest Gore and Adrian Peterson. Gore is also a loose agent, and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, informed NFL Community final month that his consumer plans to play in 2020.