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There's no doubt about it, LeSean McCoy has been absolutely fantastic for the Buffalo Bills so far this season, most recently coming off a monster game against the San Francisco 49ers, where he rushed for 140 yards and three touchdowns.

He's a key part of their offense, having rushed for the second highest amount of yards with 587 on the year so far, and tied second in touchdowns with six as well. The 28-year-old is a big reason as to why the Bills might be able to make the playoffs this year for the first time since 1999.

However, they may be playing their next game, and a couple more after that without him, according to reports.

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ESPN's Josina Anderson has reported the McCoy will miss Buffalo's week seven game against the Miami Dolphins due to a hamstring injury which he picked up during practice this week. They have also stated this may not be the only game he misses.

This is such a heart-wrenching situation for the Bills, as the injury to their star running back couldn't have come at a worse time. They're currently on a four-game win streak even without top wide receiver Sammy Watkins, so losing Shady as well is a huge blow.

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In the meantime, Mike Gillislee will replace McCoy in the backfield until he is able to return, but this is not what the team would have wanted, especially after what happened last season. The four-time Pro Bowler injured his hamstring last season too, affecting his performance and it got so bad he missed two games last October.

The Bills will be hopeful McCoy only misses one game if he is to miss any time at all, and that they won't have any repeats of last year, otherwise, their playoff hopes will be severely damaged.

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