LeSean McCoy just can’t seem to get over last month’s trade — a swap that seems to have not only shaken Eagles fans to the core but their all-time leading running back as well.
“I don’t think he likes or respects the stars. I’m being honest,” McCoy told The Philadelphia Inquirer on Monday. “I think he likes the fact that it’s ‘Chip Kelly and the Eagles.’”
The Birds, of course, cut ties with several superstars since Kelly took over, including DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, Trent Cole and others.
But despite his harsh criticism, McCoy said in the same interview that he has no hard feelings toward his former coach.
“He’s not the bad dude everybody makes him out to be,” McCoy said. “He’s just different. But I don’t really have any hate for him. I really don’t. In the beginning I did, but I don’t. If I see him, I’ll speak to him, respectfully — ‘How are you doing, coach? Good luck.’”
Eagles add depth with two signings
The Eagles addressed two areas of need with two free agent signings Tuesday, though neither appears to be a contender to start in 2015.
Philly signed wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu and defensive back E.J. Biggers to one-year deals, the Eagles announced.
Ajirotutu has played in 57 NFL games with two starts over his five-year career, totaling 420 yards and three touchdowns on 24 catches.
He also led the Chargers in special teams tackles twice and was their special teams player of the year in 2014.
Biggers played in 15 games with two starts for the Redskins last season, recording 31 tackles and four passes defensed.
He started in 12 of 13 games during his first season during a stint with the Buccaneers.