Bills' LeSean McCoy won't face discipline from NFL over brawl

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The NFL will not take any action against Bills RB LeSean McCoyafter concluding its review of his role in a nightclub brawl, according to ESPN and multiple reports.

The decision was first reported by The Buffalo News.

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office had closed its investigation into the brawl, which left two off-duty police officers injured.

In April, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams said McCoy wouldn't be charged in the incident, concluding that he couldn't prove who initiated the February fight in a Philadelphia after-hours club. Williams said at the time that it's legal to act in self-defense or the defense of others.

The attorney general's office subsequently decided to review Williams' decision not to charge McCoy, who was one of four men originally under investigation by the district attorney.

McCoy's Philadelphia defense attorney, Dennis Cogan, said McCoy was only trying to break up a fight between the officers and his friends, who had started arguing over a $350 bottle of champagne.

Police have said the fight broke out over a misunderstanding about who had bought the bottle of champagne.

The 28-year-old McCoy played for the Bills last season after six years with the Philadelphia Eagles.