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Critical of his play, Eagles RB LeSean McCoy plans to bounce back after subpar game

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    Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly meets with running back LeSean McCoy during practice at the NFL football team's training facility, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (The Associated Press)

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    Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy (25) jumps over Cowboys' Orlando Scandrickan NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, Suchat Pederson) (The Associated Press)

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    Philadelphia Eagles' LeSean McCoy runs for a short gain during an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, Suchat Pederson) (The Associated Press)

LeSean McCoy stopped himself.

McCoy, the NFL's leading rusher with 685 yards, said he didn't "show up" in Philadelphia's 17-3 loss to Dallas last week. The former All-Pro had only 55 yards rushing on 18 carries.

Instead of crediting the Cowboys' defense for a strong effort, McCoy accepted the blame.

It won't get easier for McCoy when the Eagles (3-4) host the New York Giants (1-6) on Sunday. McCoy had a season-low 46 yards rushing on 20 carries against the Giants in a 36-21 win on Oct. 6.

The Giants have some run-stuffers in the middle of their defensive line, including former Eagles Mike Patterson and Cullen Jenkins. There's also Linval Joseph and 350-pound tackle Shaun Rogers.