Originally written on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 7/13/12
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Can Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy supersede his outstanding performance in 2011?  You bet your buttocks he can! Photo: Matt Slocum, AP There are plenty of reasons as to why McCoy will improve upon his breakout season last year where he ran for 1,309 yards, rushed for 17 TDs, averaged 4.8 yards per carry and tacked on 315 yards receiving and three more scores. Here are five reasons why the best is yet to come… 1. McCoy Is Just Entering His Prime He just turned 24 years old on July 12th and is entering only his 4th season in the NFL.  If you look at the career stats of many great running backs, you’ll notice that most of them had their best years after the age of 24. Players of previous eras like Brian Westbrook, Marshall Faulk and Barry Sanders had their best years between the ages of 24 – 28.  Players of today like Frank Gore, Michael Turner and Fred Jackson have had their best seasons during that time frame or even later. Maurice Jones-Drew exploded onto the scene after he ...
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