LeSean McCoy rushed for 895 yards on 202 carries in 12 games this season with the Buffalo Bills. In addition to his rushing stats, McCoy added 292 yards on 32 receptions. Despite battling injuries, the back went over 100 total yards in seven consecutive games for Buffalo. All things considered, it was an impressive first season and McCoy was recognized by being named to the 2016 Pro Bowl roster.
McCoy, the only Bills player named to the Pro Bowl, pulled out of the game today. The back decided to pull out of the game due to injury. McCoy tore his MCL against the Washington Redskins on December 20. This will be the second consecutive year that McCoy has bowed out from the NFL's version of an all-star game.
Although the Bills currently will not be represented at the Pro Bowl, there's a chance that will change before the game takes place. Buffalo has four Pro Bowl alternates: Richie Incognito, Tyrod Taylor, Marcell Dareus and Eric Wood.
Incognito may have the best odds of being added to the roster. Currently, Mike Iupati of the Cardinals and Trai Turner of the Panthers are on the Pro Bowl roster. One of the players will be appearing in the Super Bowl, which opens up a roster spot at guard. Incognito had the best season among the other offensive guard alternates.
Taylor has the next best chance of appearing. Carson Palmer, Cam Newton and Tom Brady were all named to the Pro Bowl and at least one of them, possibly two, will appear in the Super Bowl. That would open up the door for Taylor. If the Broncos win the AFC Championship game and Brady opts to play in the Pro Bowl, Taylor may get passed over for Andy Dalton.null