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Bills could be better off long term to have McCoy sit (0:47)

ESPN Bills reporter Mike Rodak says with LeSean McCoy likely being a game-time decision for Sunday’s game against the 2-4 Dolphins, Buffalo might be better off sitting McCoy out to make sure he’s healthy for bigger games ahead. (0:47)

Bills running back LeSean McCoy is expected to play Sunday against the Dolphins in Miami but could be on a snap count, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

McCoy is listed as questionable for the game after suffering a hamstring injury in practice Wednesday.

McCoy could play 25 to 35 snap, but if he’s feeling good, the Bills could allow him to keep running, depending on how the hamstring feels, the source told Schefter.

McCoy traveled with the Bills to Miami on Saturday. That came a day after he returned to practice on a limited basis.

“We’ll see how it goes,” said Buffalo coach Rex Ryan, who added Friday that McCoy will “probably” be a game-time decision. “We’ll be smart with him, but he looked pretty good [Friday].”

McCoy, speaking Friday for the first time since suffering the injury, also considered himself a game-time decision.

“I just felt all right,” McCoy said of his return to practice. “I didn’t do a lot of reps today. Just was real limited, just seeing how I feel.”

McCoy also hurt his left hamstring in a training camp practice in August 2015, an injury that lingered into the regular season and eventually caused him to miss two games in October.

However, McCoy said his injury this week was “not nearly as bad as [last year]. So that’s a good thing.”

A well-placed source told ESPN’s Josina Anderson on Thursday that McCoy would not play against the Dolphins.

If McCoy is limited Sunday, Mike Gillislee likely will see additional action at running back for Buffalo, which has won four straight.

In other Bills injury news, wideout Robert Woods, listed as doubtful with a foot injury, will not play, a source told Schefter. Fellow receiver Justin Hunter is expected to start.

Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, listed as doubtful with a hamstring injury, also won’t play, a source told Schefter.

Rookie first-round pick Shaq Lawson will make his NFL debut after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery and coming off the physically unable to perform list.

Information from ESPN’s Mike Rodak and Jeff Dickerson was used in this report.