Originally written on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 11/5/14
Nothing revolutionary in wanting to preserve LeSean McCoy's effectiveness or longevity as a premier running back in the NFL... it's as simple as monitoring the pitch count of your ace pitcher in baseball... After all, it's a long season... Why blow out your ace with too many reps and potentially shorten his season or career? He's supposed to be a long-term investment...This is not breaking news, but I totally get Andy Reid's recently stated intention to give LeSean McCoy less touches in order to get more long-term production out of him...Andy Reid says he wants to down-size the portions of RB LeSean McCoy's menu of touches in the Eagles offense in 2012... for both the good of the athlete's personal health as well as the team's overall  health on offense...If this plays out like Andy says, then our resident old-schooler fan J. Wood is left holding the bag--- Woodie is constantly calling for more blasts and dives into the line from his running backs, especially McCoy.Andy wants to red...
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