Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 12/30/11

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 08: Head coach Andy Reid of the Philadelphia Eagles coaches against the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on November 8, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Don't tell Andy Reid that Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins doesn't matter. 

Saying he will play the game like any other, Reid confirmed today that running back LeSean McCoy will play despite injuring his ankle last week. 

Some thought that McCoy might sit out as a precaution with the game meaning nothing. With McCoy now in the lineup, it is a safe bet that he will get plenty of carries as he tries to win the rushing title. McCoy is 128 yards behind Jacksonville's Maurice Jones-Drew.

Asante Samuel, on the other hand, will not be playing on Sunday. It will be the 2nd game in a row Samuel will miss, and with a big pay day coming his way next season, he could have played his last game as an Eagle.

Follow Buzz on Broad Eagles Beat Writer Eliot Shorr-Parks on Twitter at @EliotShorrParks

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