Could Rex Ryan be using LeSean McCoy as a recruiting chip for Darrelle Revis?

At first glance, today's heavily reported trade that sent running back LeSean McCoy to the Bills yielded an unimpressed reaction from this vantage point. The Eagles acquired a promising young linebacker who is coming off his second torn ACL in Kiko Alonso while shedding cap space and continuing thei...

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Jeff Howe
Boston Hearald, Patriots Beat Writer
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Bruce Irvin - Seattle Seahawks
Might have been the worst refs since the nfl had the replacement ones
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Bruce Irvin - Seattle Seahawks
I'm surprised their damn whistles still work as much as they've used them tonight
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Top tweets
Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Filed to ESPN: Bills have notified LB Kiko Alonso he is going to be traded to Philadelphia for RB LeSean McCoy. Trade official next week.
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
So LeSean McCoy is going to be a Buffalo Bill. And Kiko Alonso will be reunited with former Oregon HC Chip Kelly.
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Matthew Berry , ESPN, Fantasy Football Analyst
LeSean McCoy walks into BUF's locker room. Bryce Brown: You again? (Sighs. Goes and sits with 2nd team).
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Kiko Alonso will be 9th player from Oregon on Eagles' roster, and all 9 played under Chip Kelly at some point during their college careers.
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Michael Schottey , Bleacher Report, NFL Associate Editor
Source tells me Eagles would’ve cut LeSean McCoy and were just calling around to find *anything* for him. Bills only took 20min to say yes.
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James Walker , ESPN, AFC East Beat Writer
C.J. Spiller: “I will not be returning to Buffalo.”
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Mark Schlereth , ESPN, NFL Analyst
How is Chip Kelly's spread offense gonna work if he keep spreading his offensive talent to other teams?
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Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
From Week 5-17 last season, LeSean McCoy ranked 2nd behind only rushing champion DeMarco Murray (1,311) in total rush yds with 1,127.
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Michael Silver , Yahoo! Sports, NFL Reporter
One Bills source: 'Holy s---, this went down in 20 minutes...'
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Jason La Canfora , CBS Sports, NFL Insider
Can confirm ESPN report Eagles have traded Shady McCoy for Kiko Alonso. One for one trade I'm told. Alonso had wanted out of Buffalo. Wow
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Jeff McLane , Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles Beat Writer
Amazing to think that DeSean Jackson and LeSean McCoy won't be on #Eagles roster in 2015 but Riley Cooper will.
@Jeff_McLane | | 9h | Score: 136
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Marc Sessler , NFL.com, Sportswriter
Huge Alonso-McCoy trade goes down 11 years to the day after Redskins swapped Champ Bailey to the Broncos for Clinton Portis.
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Pete Prisco , CBS Sports, Sportswriter
Donald, the only Duck Chip Kelly hasn't acquired.
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Jeff McLane , Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles Beat Writer
#Eagles player to me after Chip Kelly was given control in Jan: "It'll be a 53 man Oregon roster with Navy practice squad." Getting there.
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Tim Graham , Buffalo News, Sportswriter
I wonder how that woman in the Ralph Wilson Stadium parking lot thinks about what she did for that Kiko Alonso jersey now.
@ByTimGraham | | 11h | Score: 76
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Jason La Canfora , CBS Sports, NFL Insider
McCoy and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, will make noise about wanting an extension and/ or declining to report. Bills bracing for that already
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Andrew Brandt , ESPN, NFL Business Analyst
Updated: Kiko Alonso has 2 years left on contract at $746,000 and $942,000. LeSean McCoy has 3 years left at $10.25M, $6.9M and $7.6M.
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Ian R. Rapoport , NFL Network, Sports Reporter
One reason the #Bills pulled the trigger on the LeSean McCoy deal? They knew CJ Spiller wasn’t coming back to them.
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Joe Buscaglia , WGR Sports Radio, Bills Reporter
The #Bills are being VERY aggressive. I would not at all be surprised if there is another move soon.
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Latest tweets
ProFootballTalk.com , NFL News and Updates
Kendall Langford leaves Detroit visit, adds two more stops to his world tour t.co/xh7j9OrjaK
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Rich Tandler , CSNwashington.com, Redskins Blogger
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Mike Hill , ESPN, Sports Anchor
Chip Kelly has gotten rid of his top 2 offensive weapons the past 2 off seasons….#McCoy #DeSeanJackson
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WashingtonPost.com , Sports News and Updates
With LeSean McCoy-Kiko Alonso trade, Chip Kelly defies convention and helps Eagles t.co/I9VKC1prCu t.co/rH6BX34T7X
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Josh Innes , Houston SportsRadio610, Host
Lesean Mccoy amassed 43% of his career yards with chip kelly. One could argue Kelly made Mccoy.
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Josh Innes , Houston SportsRadio610, Host
Will Chip Kelly's offense scare off potential Free Agent defensive players?
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Colts agree to terms on extension for long snapper Matt Overton t.co/7pWXqykZuE
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Phillip B Wilson , Indianapolis Star, Sportswriter
#Colts among Adrian Peterson's five preferences. #ColtsBlitz.com. t.co/0obtwpDK1M t.co/0vQqqhSEU0
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WashingtonPost.com , Redskins News and Updates
Don’t worry, Ricky Jean-Francois now knows what HTTR means t.co/1GpCq6gnug
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VikingUpdate.com , Vikings News and Updates
Colts among Adrian Peterson's preferences: Running back's father says star has five preferred teams. t.co/MpfBVG6EhE #Vikings
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Tim Graham , Buffalo News, Sportswriter
Bills fans can find some peace in what a knowledgable source tells me: Kiko Alonso did not request a trade.
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ProFootballTalk.com , NFL News and Updates
Proposed LeSean McCoy-Kiko Alonso swap would be a rare and fascinating transaction t.co/kKr3NYrEvy
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Mark Ravic , Sports Illustrated, NFL Reporter
C.J. Spiller: "I'm pretty sure Chip [Kelly] has my agent's phone number." t.co/GvzG9kF0Uj t.co/xMANaqT3XG
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ProFootballTalk.com , NFL News and Updates
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Ebenezer Samuel , Daily News, NFL Writer
There is still a chance that Antrel Rolle will return to Giants, don't forget. Don't rule it out, either.
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Vittorio Tafur , San Francisco Chronicle, Sportswriter
Cobb wants more than 5 for $45 mil, shares agent with Gus Bradley t.co/pDRL3TV9Jl
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Dallas Morning News , Cowboys News and Updates
Rule that overturned Dez Bryant’s catch doesn’t sound like it will be changed t.co/jbfESgzTPB
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Larry Brown , LarryBrownSports.com, NBA Blogger
What might be a holdup in the LeSean McCoy trade? He reportedly will want more $$ from the Bills t.co/cTqhCSKltx
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ProFootballTalk.com , NFL News and Updates
From Tuesday's PFT Live, Josh McCown discusses his decision to join the Browns t.co/7YKZuY6IX7
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Packers have options if Randall Cobb leaves

Green Bay — There's nothing like a deadline to make decisions and deals, both in life and the National Football League. The Green Bay Packers have exclusive negotiating rights with wide receiver Randall Cobb until 3 p.m. Saturday, and exclusive signing rights until 3 p.m. Tuesday. Barring the unex...

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Tom Silverstein
Milwaukee Sentinel, Packers Writer
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Jim Harbaugh rescues motorist in Michigan highway crash

When he's not tweeting about Judge Judy, Zambonis or wishing folks happy birthday in a unique way, former San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is staying quite busy in his new role as the head coach at Michigan. In the middle of spring practices and a trip out of state, however, Harbaugh still fou...

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NFL News and Updates
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Swap of Kiko Alonso, LeSean McCoy makes sense for Eagles, Bills

So much of the legend of Kiko Alonso. Less than two years after Alonso burst out of the gate as a rookie and became a fan favorite for his carefree personality, the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles worked out a deal Tuesday to swap Alonso for three-time Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy. Rarel...

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James Walker
ESPN, AFC East Beat Writer
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Former Rams DT Kendall Langford to visit Saints

The New Orleans Saints are scheduled to visit with free-agent defensive tackle Kendall Langford this week, according to ESPN St. Louis Rams reporter Nick Wagoner. Langford Langford, 29, is free to sign with teams now since he was released by the Rams last week. But it appears he’s planning to test...

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Mike Triplett
New Orleans Times, Saints Writer
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Eagles' many moves are strictly business decisions

People say they understand that sports is a business. Most people don't really mean it. Most people want to buy the jerseys and watch the highlights and feel a kinship with the athletes and coaches and personalities, and they want every once in a while to reach into the pot of gold at the rainbow's ...

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Mike Sielski
Wall Street Journal, Sportswriter
7h

WR Ted Ginn visits Titans

In addition to receiver Jacoby Jones, former Cardinals receiver Ted Ginn, Jr., also visited the Titans on Tuesday. Ginn caught just 14 passes for 190 yards 16 games in Arizona in 2014. He's also played with the Dolphins, Panthers and 49ers in his eight-year playing career. He's scheduled to visit Sa...

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Jim Wyatt
The Tennessean, Titans Beat Writer
7h
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Michael Schottey - Bleacher Report, NFL Associate Editor
Source tells me Eagles would’ve cut LeSean McCoy and were just calling around to find *anything* for him. Bills only took 20min to say yes.
@Schottey | | 7h | Score: 198
Adam Schefter - ESPN, NFL Insider
From Week 5-17 last season, LeSean McCoy ranked 2nd behind only rushing champion DeMarco Murray (1,311) in total rush yds with 1,127.
@AdamSchefter | | 7h | Score: 164
Adam Schefter - ESPN, NFL Insider
Kiko Alonso will be 9th player from Oregon on Eagles' roster, and all 9 played under Chip Kelly at some point during their college careers.
@AdamSchefter | | 7h | Score: 221

Chip Kelly's next bold move could be for Marcus Mariota

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly before the start of the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field. Better keep your head on a swivel, Nick Foles. Former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota might be in Chip Kelly's draft crosshairs after all, now that Kelly has turned another...

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USA TODAY
Sports News and Updates
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Source: LeSean McCoy 'not going to make it easy' for trade to Bills

ESPN's Josina Anderson tweeted the following Tuesday night, hours after news broke of the Buffalo Bills' trade with the Philadelphia Eagles: A source close to LeSean McCoy to me on how the #Eagles RB feels about news of an agreement to trade McCoy to Buffalo: "He’s a Pennsylvania kid. He’s never...

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James Walker
ESPN, AFC East Beat Writer
7h

Source: LeSean McCoy 'not going to make it easy' for trade to Bills

ESPN's Josina Anderson tweeted the following Tuesday night, hours after news broke of the Buffalo Bills' trade with the Philadelphia Eagles: A source close to LeSean McCoy to me on how the #Eagles RB feels about news of an agreement to trade McCoy to Buffalo: "He’s a Pennsylvania kid. He’s never...

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NFL News and Updates
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Jeff McLane - Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles Beat Writer
#Eagles player to me after Chip Kelly was given control in Jan: "It'll be a 53 man Oregon roster with Navy practice squad." Getting there.
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Kyle Scott
CrossingBroad.com, Sportswriter
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Adam Schefter - ESPN, NFL Insider
And in non-Shady news, former Cardinals WR Ted Ginn Jr. visited Tennessee today and is expected to visit SF on Weds, per league source.
@AdamSchefter | | 8h | Score: 59

C.J. Spiller says he won't return to Bills

Free-agent running back C.J. Spiller will not return to the Buffalo Bills, he said on the NFL Network Tuesday. The Bills reportedly agreed to trade linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday in exchange for running back LeSean McCoy. The trade cannot be made official until the new lea...

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Mark Ravic
Sports Illustrated, NFL Reporter
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