Earlier in the week, Rex Ryan made it sound as though LeSean McCoy was a long-shot to play on Sunday against the NY Jets. On Friday, the Buffalo Bills made it official and ruled McCoy out for the Week 17 AFC East battle.
In the first matchup against the Jets, McCoy rushed for 112 yards on 19 carries. Without their top back, Buffalo will rely upon Karlos Williams and Mike Gillislee to carry the the load against the Jets. The running back duo and Tyrod Taylor were able to rush for 236 yards and two touchdowns on 40 carries last week against the Cowboys. They'll face a tougher test this week against a Jets team that is first in the NFL in run defense.
In addition to McCoy, the Bills also ruled out the following players:
Buffalo will be short handed on Sunday as the team looks to sweep the Jets and eliminate the team from playoff contention.null