Originally written on Philly Sports Muse  |  Last updated 5/31/13
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“They like me, they really like me!” That’s what LeSean McCoy can say after hearing the well-deserved accolades from his NFL brothers about his speed and skill. On the NFL Network’s continuing series of the “Top 100 best players of 2013,” nary an Eagles player had been mentioned in the bottom half of the countdown. Sure, the Birds are coming off of a terrible season. No players had been selected for the Pro Bowl. Would the team collectively be slighted of this offseason accolade as well? It certainly seemed that way until Thursday’s selections of numbers 50-41 were revealed. The lone Eagle so far represented in the countdown? Running back LeSean McCoy, very often was the single bright spot in games in the 2012 season, was featured as the 45th player in the league as voted by his peers. The segment opened with Steelers corner Ike Taylor saying of Shady, “Man, that boy’s got some Allen Iverson feet, but he’s playing football.” Very high and appropriate praise for one of Philadelphia’s fa
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