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Eagles' McCoy: 'I'll be fine for the opener'

LeSean McCoy's right thumb is still wrapped, but the injury that caused him to leave Thursday's preseason game has not prevented the Eagles' Pro Bowl running back from practicing. McCoy said the thumb is "all right." X-rays revealed that there was no fracture or ligament damage.

"Right now, I haven't done so much with it as far as catching with it, running with it," McCoy said. "I've got two weeks."

The starters will not play in Thursday's preseason game against the New York Jets, so McCoy does not need to play until the Sept. 7 opener against Jacksonville. McCoy does not think he will need keep his thumb wrapped for that game.

"No, I'll be fine for the opener," McCoy said. "Catch with two hands, one hand, spiking the ball, doing everything we need to do."

McCoy also said that his left big toe is "feeling good" after he missed one practice last week. That was the only time McCoy has missed this summer.

"You know I'm durable," he said.

McCoy also laughed off coach Chip Kelly's comment last week that McCoy has "OK" practice habits that are "great" on some days and "not so great" on others.

"We talked about that," McCoy said. "He has fun with the media. He doesn't give you guys a lot. He knows I work hard. Any player will tell you that."

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