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LeSean McCoy injury: Bills RB may not be full-go for Week 1

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Even if LeSean McCoy is able to play for the Buffalo Bills in Week 1, it's sounding an awful lot like he won't be 100 percent as the Bills take on the Indianapolis Colts.

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According to ESPN's Josina Anderson, the Buffalo Bills' LeSean McCoy may not be ready for the team's regular season opener against the Indianapolis Colts on September 13.

At minimum, it does not sound like McCoy will be 100 percent healthy for the start of the regular season. Anderson took to her Facebook page to include direct quotes from her source.

"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.

"I mean if he came around and just started feeling really, really, good heaven knows, but (we) have to look at all the contingency plans: putting him on a pitch count possibly, or, he's not out there at all and we got to go without him and get the other guys ready - you just don't know."

While Anderson's report does not include any new medical updates related to McCoy's injury status, the idea that the Bills' best offensive player might be limited in any way is not encouraging. Given the latest on McCoy, the running back position continues to be one to monitor for the Bills as McCoy (hamstring), Boobie Dixon (calf), Bryce Brown (hamstring), and rookie Karlos Williams (undisclosed) recover from their respective injuries, as well.