The Buffalo Bills Surprisingly Cut RB LeSean McCoy Before Start Of The Season Despite Insisting That They Were Keeping Him Just A Few Weeks Ago

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The Buffalo Bills made a surprise move this morning that caught everyone off guard.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Bills surprisingly decided to cut running back LeSean McCoy.

Apparently, rookie Devin Singletary impressed the team so much that they decided to cut ties with McCoy.

Via Pro Football Talk

Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the release of McCoy came “out of left field,” with no attempt by the team to get him to take less money.

McCoy was due to earn $6.175 million in 2019, the final year of his contract with the Bills. And the possibility of McCoy being released has been on the radar screen, especially once rookie Devin Singletary began getting first-team reps in practice.

Just a few weeks ago, the Bills were adamant about keeping McCoy as the starter/

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