The NFL’s two-time Super Bowl champion running back has announced his retirement.

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$ On Friday, the Philadelphia Eagles announced that LeSean McCoy would sign a one-day contract and leave the team. He played for the Eagles for his first six seasons before moving on to the Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In an essay posted on the Eagles’ official website, McCoy wrote, “I’m retiring because I’m at peace mentally.” “My only regret is that I didn’t spend my entire career as an Eagle.” I think about guys like Jason Kelce and Larry Fitzgerald, who have been lifelong friends and have spent their entire careers with the same team. I was drafted by the Eagles after growing up in Harrisburg and playing college football at Pittsburgh. I never imagined it would turn out that way, but it would have been incredible to end my career having only played in this one state. The Eagles selected McCoy in the second round of the 2009 draft. McCoy rushed for over 1,000 yards for the first time in 2010 after a strong rookie season. After rushing for 1,309 yards and a league-leading 17 touchdowns in 2011, he was named to the All-Pro First Team. McCoy was traded to the Bills in March 2015 after six successful seasons with the Eagles. McCoy rushed for 3,814 yards and 25 touchdowns in four seasons with the Bills, earning three Pro Bowl selections. McCoy signed a one-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2019. He didn’t play much, but he was part of the team that won the Super Bowl. McCoy was a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last season. He only appeared in ten games but won his second Super Bowl. McCoy rushed for 11,102 yards and 73 touchdowns in his career. He was a member of the 2010s All-Decade Team and has been selected to the Pro Bowl six times. “LeSean had a unique combination of speed, elusiveness, and exceptional playmaking ability that made him one of the most dynamic players in the league, and one of the most productive players in the history of our franchise,” Philadelphia Eagles Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said on the team’s official website. “LeSean carried himself with a rare blend of confidence and youthful enthusiasm, but he was also driven by a desire to be one of the all-time great running backs, and that’s what made him such an exciting player to be around and watch every week. 004 $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

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