McCoy was at his most active in the season finale, with his tackle total representing a season-high figure. The seventh-year pro was a seamless fit into defensive coordinator Mike Smith's scheme, posting a solid seven sacks while also equaling a career high in forced fumbles (two) and establishing a new personal best in fumble recoveries (two) and passes defensed (five). McCoy was once again besieged by nagging injuries but still played 15 games and has demonstrated the capacity to consistently overcome those ailments and deliver positive results. The 28-year-old now has 33.5 sacks over the last four seasons and could be even more effective in 2017 playing in Smith's system for a second season.
McCoy (foot) logged a full practice Friday and is listed as questionable for Saturday's game against the Saints.
The Pro Bowl defensive tackle has been playing through a foot injury since late November, so his participation in Friday's practice is an encouraging sign that he'll be able to take the field against the Saints. McCoy did not appear to be overly limited in Week 15 as he played 60 snaps against the Cowboys.
McCoy was named to his fifth Pro Bowl this week, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
The standout tackle has put in another productive season despite once again battling a myriad of minor injuries. McCoy's seven sacks lead the Bucs and have him tied with the Rams' Aaron Donald for the second-highest figure among defensive tackles, just a half-sack behind pace-setter Geno Atkins. He's had his hands on the ball frequently as well, forcing two fumbles, recovering two as well, and defensing a pair of passes. McCoy also lays claim to the second-most sacks by a defensive tackle (38.5) since 2012, as well as the fifth-most tackles for loss over that span.
|2010||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||13||28||22.0||6||3||0||0||0.0||0||0||4|
|2011||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||6||11||10.0||1||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2012||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||16||30||23.0||7||5||0||0||0.0||0||0||2|
|2013||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||16||50||35.0||15||9.5||0||0||0.0||0||0||4|
|2014||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||13||35||28.0||7||8.5||0||0||0.0||0||0||3|
|2015||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||34||26.0||8||8.5||0||0||0.0||0||0||1|
|2016||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||34||26.0||8||7||0||0||0.0||0||0||5|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2010||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||13||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0|
|2011||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||6||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2012||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||16||0||0||1||0||1||0||1||0|
|2013||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||16||0||0||0||0||1||12||1||0|
|2014||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||13||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2015||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2016||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||0||0||2||0||2||0||2||0|