Latest On LeSean McCoy

4:02pm: Philadelphia’s District Attorney’s office is moving deliberately, not wanting to rush into anything, so a decision on possible arrest warrants for McCoy and his companions isn’t expected to happen until next week, sources tell John Gonzalez of NBC10 and

THURSDAY, 9:13am: A high-ranking Philadelphia police official tells ESPN’s Mark Schwarz that there may not be a decision or an announcement made on a possible arrest warrant for McCoy today. According to the official, the D.A.’s office wants to be thorough before determining potential charges.

Additionally, Jack McMahon tells ESPN that he has withdrawn as McCoy’s attorney, and that the running back will instead be represented by attorney Larry Krasner.

WEDNESDAY, 2:10pm: Bills running back LeSean McCoy, accused of assaulting off-duty Philadelphia police officers earlier this week, is expected to be charged within the next day or two for his involvement in the incident, according to 6 ABC Action News in Philadelphia. Sources tell Action News that arrest warrants related to the case will likely be issued either Wednesday or Thursday.LeSean McCoy

According to the Action News report, police investigators have sent the results of their investigation to the District Attorney’s office, and have recommended criminal charges, including aggravated assault. It’s not clear whether McCoy and all three of his companions will face the same charges, but the off-duty officers involved in the altercation are not expected to be charged, per Action News.

Depending on how the case plays out, McCoy could be facing discipline from the NFL, in addition to possible prosecution from the legal system. For the time being though, with the offseason underway, there’s no need for the league or the Bills to place the running back on paid leave, since all players are essentially on unpaid leave at this time of year.

If they want to, the Bills could cut McCoy, but based on how they’ve handled run-ins with the law before – such as the arrest of offensive line coach Aaron Kromer last summer – the team likely won’t rush into any decisions. McCoy’s $4.8MM base salary for 2016 is not yet fully guaranteed, but there’s still enough prorated bonus money left on his contract that his cap charge would increase significantly if the Bills were to release him this year.

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8 comments on “Latest On LeSean McCoy

  1. Kelly was right about this guy.

  2. Philadelphia media, WIP and The fanatic…you were wrong about this guy and wrong about Kelly.

  3. NYY42

    No charges for the police officers hmmm

    • rotney

      Do u have the facts? Don’t jump to conclusions bone head. Ur as bad as the media

  4. Olivia

    How can you say that the officers are innocent from the video it appears they were fighting too.

  5. Olivia

    Police look like they were fighting too and drinking so their innocent bc their off duty officers. Wtf

    • James7430

      So if they were attacked they don’t have the right to defend themselves? Great idea Mrs. Sharpton.

    • James7430

      Easy Mrs. Sharpton. Are you insinuating that the officers shouldn’t be drinking? Or are you insinuating that they should be charged just because they are officers? Or are you saying they should be charged even if they were defending themselves? I understand in today’s culture a lot of people want to blame the police for everything, including people who like to bash them without knowing the circumstances surrounding particular events. Your comments seem to be just that – especially after I saw the video. Looks pretty self explanatory to me. The officers were jumped and fought Shady and friends in an act of self defense. Of course, some anti-police folks will still blame them just because of who they are.

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