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Vote For McCoy For FedEx Honor

LeSean McCoy had the best rushing season in the history of the Eagles franchise, but now he needs your help to take home an end-of-the-year award. McCoy is one of three nominees for the FedEx Ground Player of the Year award, which you can vote for here.

McCoy won the FedEx Ground Player of the Year award in 2011, and he won the FedEx Ground Player of the Week award three times this season (Weeks 1, 14 and 16). If, for some reason, you need some reasoning for why McCoy deserves your vote, here is a list of all that No. 25 accomplished this season:

-- For the second time in his career, McCoy was named a first-team All-Pro and Pro-Bowl selection. McCoy led the NFL in rushing yards with 1,607, yards from scrimmage with 2,146 and rushes of 10 yards with 47.

-- He became the first Eagle to with the rushing title since Steve Van Buren in 1949, and the first Eagle to lead the league in both rushing yards and yards from scrimmage since Van Buren in 1947

-- His 1,607 rushing yards broke the Eagles single-season rushing record, previously set by Wilbert Montgomery in 1979 (1,512).

-- McCoy rushed for 150 yards in a franchise-record four games in 2013, while no other running back accomplished that feat more than once.

-- The University of Pittsburgh product took home NFC Player of the Month for his astounding December, during which he rushed for 598 yards and scored five total touchdowns

-- McCoy captured NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors for his 133-yard, two-touchdown performance against the Chicago Bears on Sunday Night Football.

-- The elusive back set an Eagles single game record by rushing for 217 yards through eight inches of snow against the Detroit Lions. The previously single-game high was 205 yards, set by Steve Van Buren in 1949.

-- He became the third running back in franchise history to have three 1,000 yard seasons, joining Montgomery, Ricky Waters, and Duce Staley.

-- Set an all-time NFL record by recording his seventh-career fourth-quarter touchdown run of at least 40 yards.

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