McCoy was active for Sunday's divisional-round win over the Saints but logged just two snaps from scrimmage and went without a carry or target. The veteran running back was in uniform at the expense of rookie Ke'Shawn Vaughn, but McCoy never saw a touch during the contest. Coach Bruce Arians once again may opt to have McCoy in uniform in Sunday's NFC Championship Game due to his experience, but unless injuries strike Leonard Fournette and/or Ronald Jones, the 32-year-old may play a minimal-to-non-existent role.
McCoy (illness) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice. McCoy was forced to miss last weekend's wild-card win over Washington due to an ailment, but he now appears back to full health. With Ronald Jones (quadriceps) still not practicing, it's possible that the veteran could get a chance at handling an expanded depth role along with Ke'Shawn Vaughn during Sunday's divisional-round game against the Saints. Of course, Leonard Fournette would be the clear favorite to lead Tampa Bay's backfield if Jones is limited or can't go.
The Buccaneers have ruled McCoy (illness) out for Saturday's wild-card matchup at Washington, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports. McCoy was initially listed as questionable on Thursday's injury report, but it appears that his ailment is severe enough to rule out any chances of playing this weekend. The veteran's absence could open up more opportunities for Ke'Shawn Vaughn, who stands to operate in a No. 3 role behind Ronald Jones and Leonard Fournette.
McCoy (illness) didn't practice Thursday and is questionable for Saturday's game in Washington. McCoy missed Tuesday's practice with a "non-injury" designation before participating fully Wednesday, but it appears as though he's now dealing with an illness. If he's unable to receive full medical clearance in time for Saturday's wild-card matchup, Ke'Shawn Vaughn could end up handling increased duties as the No. 3 option in Tampa Bay's backfield.
McCoy (non-injury related) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice. McCoy sat out Tuesday's session, but his full activity a day later implies he was merely receiving a maintenance day. The veteran running back should be available for Saturday's wild-card game in Washington, though he may not necessarily be active for the contest if head coach Bruce Arians prefers to proceed with Leonard Fournette as the team's primary passing-down back.
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