"Well we certainly expect him to be ready to go, I hope," Ryan said, per ESPN. "If not then the next man has to step up. Boobie [Dixon] got a lot of reps out there today. Bryce Brown got a lot of reps [Wednesday]. So we will see. I am not going to put that all on one man. If he is not ready to go, he won't be in there."
McCoy has not been able to play during the preseason after he suffered a hamstring injury at practice. He has been able to conduct some light footwork, agility and cardio drills, but his conditioning needs work.
"It's way too early to say whether [McCoy] will play or not. He is doing a little bit more every day. But hell yes, I'm concerned about that," the source said. "I can't say for sure he's going to be with us Week 1. I can't say that at all. It will take everything we got just to get him ready for game day, and then we get to game day [there's] no way he can be in great football shape. So I think he will be on a pitch count, I think at the very best."
McCoy was seen limping heavily on his left leg as he headed back to the locker room. He will undergo an MRI to determine the severity of the injury.
McCoy scored just five touchdowns last season for the Eagles, and was often overlooked in goal line situations because he's viewed as an open-field type runner.
"He's not just a shake and bake guy and all that," said Ryan of McCoy, via the team's official website. "He can stick it in there and that was good to see."
McCoy scored during practice as the Bills used him during their goal line scheme.
"The guys up front really just got to their keys and blocked well," McCoy said. "I had the easy part, just get in there and get skinny and get in the end zone. With (Jerome) Felton he plays a bigger role in the running game so the guys up front mixed in with him it's a great combination."
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