Rumor Mill: LeSean McCoy traded to Bills for Kiko Alonso
The Philadelphia Eagles have a trade in place to send running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The Eagles have agreed to trade LeSean McCoy to the Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Eagles.
McCoy has spent his entire six-season career in Philadelphia.He rushed for 1,319 yards and tallied five touchdowns last season for the Eagles.
Alonso missed all of the 2014-15 season with a torn ACL, but in his rookie season of 2013 he played every defensive snap and ranked third in the NFL with 159 tackles.
Alonso will reunite with his former college coach, Chip Kelly, who will enter his third season in charge of the Eagles.
The trade can not be made official until the new league year begins next Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET.
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.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 3, 2015