Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has made it clear that he’s not particularly interested in who wins the team’s quarterback competition because he’s got his mind on other issues.
McCoy wants to step his game up another level in 2013 and move from being a good back to one that dominates games on a consistent basis.
“I want to be more of a student of the game, kind of knowing everybody’s position. I think as far as the talent level, I got that, I’ve kind of mastered it,” McCoy said. “I want to be more dominant. The last 2 years, I’ve had good years, but I don’t think I was dominant.”
The change in coaches to Chip Kelly should help McCoy get the chance to dominate. While Andy Reid often came under criticism for using McCoy less often than seemed appropriate given McCoy’s talent, Kelly’s offense is going to put the back front and center. If the offensive line is healthier and more effective than last year, and it’s hard to imagine that won’t be the case, McCoy is likely to put up some big numbers whether he’s getting the ball from Michael Vick, Nick Foles or Kelly himself.