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Ex-Girlfriend of LeSean McCoy Believes the Home Invasion Might Have Been a ‘Set Up’

The former girlfriend of Bills running back LeSean McCoy told police she believed McCoy might have “set her up” for a Tuesday home invasion that sent her to the hospital after she was beaten and robbed of jewelry, Mike Rodak of ESPN reports.

An event report released by Milton, Georgia, police Thursday included a note made 10 minutes after police were first called to the home owned by McCoy in the Atlanta suburb where his former girlfriend, Delicia Cordon, was living. The note at 3:28 a.m. reads, “The caller poss[ibly] thinks her ex boyfriend poss[ibly] set her up.”

The caller is not identified by name in the event report but a separate part of the log noted, “The caller adv[ised] she got beat in the head and locked in the bathroom.” Attorneys for Cordon said in a statement Tuesday that she was beaten in the head with a firearm during the home invasion and also suffered injuries to her wrist in an attempt by the suspect to remove her jewelry.

The event report did not identify a suspect but included a description of the suspect being a black male of an unknown age who was wearing a mask and dressed in all black.

Cordon advised police at the scene that her neighbors had “cameras outside the house.” She also initially told police her 16-year-old son was missing and that a window in his room was open and a “sheet [was] tied like some[one] went out from the [second] floor.” The log later states Cordon “made contact [with] son and he is coming home in an Uber.”

The release of the event report Thursday came after police released a redacted version Wednesday of their report of the incident that listed crimes of armed robbery, aggravated assault with a firearm, residential burglary without force, and aggravated battery.

Police also released incident reports Thursday from domestic disputes between McCoy and Cordon at the home on July 3, 2017, and April 11, 2018.

When police arrived at McCoy’s home last July, McCoy said the couple had broken up and McCoy had placed her personal items on the driveway. Police told McCoy he had to pursue a legal process to evict Cordon but McCoy stated he was concerned she would take items from the home or make “false accusations” about him. McCoy told police he wanted to be careful around Cordon because of the “climate of domestic abuse in his profession,” according to the report.

McCoy also told police last July that he had requested high-end jewelry items back from Cordon that had been loaned by jewelers for events and Cordon had not yet returned them.

When Cordon later arrived at the home during the call last July, police arrested her for an outstanding warrant in Atlanta for failure to appear in court. However, police told McCoy they could not keep Cordon out of the home without official eviction proceedings and advised him to put away any valuables and to “stay away from Cordon” or have witnesses when they were together.

Police were again called by Cordon to the home in April, when McCoy was identified as the caller’s boyfriend. McCoy had removed furniture from the home that Cordon wanted to keep, but McCoy later agreed to keep it.

Police also released details Thursday from when they were called to the home June 1, when Cordon had remotely viewed security camera footage of furniture being removed from the home.

The Latest on the Allegations Against Bills Running Back LeSean McCoy

It was not a good day Tuesday for Bills running back LeSean McCoy. Allegations came out against McCoy in an incident with his ex-girlfriend.

The report was that he abused and beat up his ex-girlfriend, who was left battered and bloodied after an apparent home invasion, but McCoy was not in the same state at the time.
Pro Football Rumors have the the latest on McCoy:

“The assailant demanded specific items of jewelry that had been previously gifted to Ms. Cordon by Mr. McCoy, which Mr. McCoy had requested back on many occasions,” the statement from the attorney explains (via ESPN.com). “In fact, after Ms. Cordon refused to return her jewelry gifts to Mr. McCoy, he would often suggest to Ms. Cordon that she could be robbed because the jewelry was expensive.”

The Instagram post that brought the allegations to light has since been deleted, but the unidentified Instagram user says it was not her call. “For the record [the alleged victim’s] lawyer forced me to remove that post. I stand by what I said….I’ve personally addressed [LeSean McCoy] on everything that was stated many many times over the years. Lie to these people if you want Shady, but you know I know everything,” said the friend of Cordon (Twitter links via ESPN.com’s Mike Rodak).

Court records in Georgia show McCoy has been attempting to evict Cordon from the home in question since last July. A hearing was scheduled for Tuesday in the case, but it was postponed until August because of an emergency in Cordon’s attorney’s family (via Rodak). The attorney for Cordon also alleges that on June 1, McCoy directed “his family, friends and laborers” to remove Cordon’s furniture from the home in an attempt to evict her. The attorney also claims McCoy changed the alarm system and removed security cameras.

The police report in the incident also points to a specific motive. “The preliminary investigation indicates that this residence was specifically targeted by the suspect or suspects, and not a random incident,” police said. “When officers arrived they found one victim who had been physically assaulted by a lone intruder. During the altercation, the suspect demanded specific items from the victim.”

LeSean McCoy Called the “Best RB in the NFL” by Veteran Dolphins Back Frank Gore

Frank Gore and LeSean McCoy will face-off two times during the 2018 season, but that doesn’t mean the running backs can’t train with one another leading up to the 2018 season, Ryan Talbot of Newyorkupstate reports.

The Buffalo Bills’ star running back shared a photo on Instagram on Friday that showed him sitting next to the Miami Dolphins’ back. The caption read, “When you talk about greatness you talking @frankgore … learning from the best … I see you @vontaedavis”

McCoy isn’t lying when he says he can learn a lot from Gore. Buffalo’s lead back is days away from turning 30. That’s the age when many running backs hit a wall, but that cannot be said about Gore. According to the Dolphins Wire, Gore has rushed for 5,187 yards and 26 touchdowns since turning 30 years old. McCoy can pick Gore’s brain on keeping your body in top shape well into his 30s.

It’s clear that McCoy and Gore hold one another in high regard. Following McCoy’s Instagram post, Gore commented on the photo and called the Bills running back the best running back in the NFL.

“The best running back in the NFL @shadymccoy 10 years in still doing it.”

An Early Guess At Who the Bills 2018 MVP Will Be

The Bills have a season starting in less than 100 days, and with a long training camp and season upcoming, there’s plenty of chatter as to what player might shines better than the rest as the teams Most Valuable Player.

An article out on NFL.com talks about just what player they think will be the MVP for not only the Bills, but for each team around the National Football League for 2018.

The Bills MVP – author Dan Hanzus is going with running back LeSean McCoy, a very good player that he sees having a big year in Buffalo this upcoming season.

Here’s what Hanzus has to say about McCoy this season:

McCoy is the choice here, because if LeSean McCoy has a LeSean McCoy season behind that offensive line, the man’s Canton credentials will receive a major boost. Shady was quietly as good as ever last season: His 1,586 yards from scrimmage represented a third of the Bills’ total offense during their run to the playoffs. They might ask even more of the soon-to-be 30-year-old as Buffalo attempts to get its quarterback position in order for 2018 and beyond. The man can’t tip, but he can absolutely carry an offense.

What do you think of this pick? Do you agree? Leave a comment if you disagree with what player you think will be the Bills 2018 MVP.

Bills TE Charles Clay Looking to Diet to Help Cut Down on His Injuries

Bills tight end Charles Clay has drastically changed his eating habits, because he is determined to find a solution, once and for all, to help cut down on the injuries with which he has dealt for most of his seven NFL seasons and all of the last three in Buffalo, Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News reports.

The tipping point came last Nov. 20, during the Bills’ 16-12 victory against the Cincinnati Bengals, when he was carted off the field in Paul Brown Stadium with a torn meniscus and sprained MCL in his left knee. Clay underwent arthroscopic surgery and missed three games. It was one of the lowest points in his career but also provided the impetus for him to seek answers beyond training methods.

With the help of the Bills’ nutritionist, Clay said he has been following a diet loaded with plant-based foods and devoid of sugar. His meals include chicken and fish, but little, if any, red meat.

“It was something I looked into all offseason, trying to keep as much inflammation out of my body as I can and eating has a lot to do with that,” Clay said after an organized team activity (OTA) workout late last week. “I feel awesome right now.”

Through his first three seasons in the league with the Miami Dolphins, 2011 to 2013, he wasn’t at all concerned about the type of food he ate. After his third year, Clay became a bit more conscious of his diet, although he was “still eating a ton of red meat, still drinking sugars, and you don’t realize how bad that is for your body.”

“Training-wise has still been the same,” Clay said. “It took me awhile to realize how big of a role food played in the way your body feels and things like that. That’s just something, as you go on, you kind of learn. You get young guys who come in here, you try to tell them, ‘Man, you shouldn’t be eating that.’ They’re like, ‘Yeah, whatever.’ I had guys early on tell me that it was something that I had to kind of try to experiment with.

“As you get older, your needs change, so you just have change what you do.”

Clay has made the changes at breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack time. In May, it’s a good-sounding plan for being proactive as a 29-year-old entering his eighth NFL season.

Whether it amounts to something greater remains to be seen.

“And who’s to say? Five years from now, you don’t say it now but in five years, it could be the best thing that happened to me because (his latest knee injury is) ultimately what led to me trying new diets and things like that. I believe everything happens for a reason.

“I feel good now. It taught me a lot.”

Report: Police State Former Bills OT Incognito Threw Weights Before Hospitalization

The situation involving now former Bills offensive tackle Richie Incognito continues to get stranger and stranger, as now there’s a new report stating he was throwing weights around and had to be taken by police to the hospital.

Boca Raton police say a patron at Life Time Athletic, Mark O’Brien, told officers James Brown and Dave Rosenthal he was jogging on the outdoor track when he saw Incognito acting angry. O’Brien said he tried to calm Incognito, but as he walked away, the former Buffalo Bill threw a tennis ball at his foot, tried to run him over with a weighted pushing sled and then threw two weights — one into the pool and another at him, which missed. He said Incognito, 34, then cursed at him, telling him to get out of his “playground.”

O’Brien called 911 and in a recording released Thursday a voice identified as Incognito’s can be heard in the background yelling and cursing at him. He told the dispatcher Incognito, who was dressed in shorts and no shirt, was trying to hit him as they talked. He told the dispatcher the 6-foot-4, 322-pound Incognito is “huge” but a “little overweight.”

O’Brien told The Associated Press on Thursday that Incognito also ripped apart a boxing mannequin and slammed his knee into its head, and feared Incognito might do the same to him. He said he didn’t know Incognito, who also played for the St. Louis Rams and Miami Dolphins, where he was suspended in 2013 for the racial bullying of a teammate, Jonathan Martin.

Former Bills Coach Chuck Knox Passes Away at Age 86

Former Rams, Seahawks and Bills head coach Chuck Knox has died at 86. The Seahawks confirmed Knox’s passing on Sunday.

Knox coached the Seattle Seahawks from 1983-1991, leading them to winning records in six of nine seasons. Knox’s Seahawks got off to a hot start, winning nine games and reaching the AFC Championship Game in the coach’s first season at the helm, and won 12 games the following season before a Divisional round exit.

Seattle posted a 3-4 playoff mark during his tenure. The coach who finished with an 80-69 record in Seattle was inducted into the franchise’s Ring of Honor in 2005.

The coach also led the Los Angeles Rams in two different stints, from 1973-1977 and 1992-1994, compiling a 69-48 record combined between those two spans. Knox posted five straight seasons with double-digit wins in his first stint before leaving for Buffalo in 1978, where he coached the Bills through 1982. Knox returned to a much different Rams franchise in 1992, failing to win more than six games in a season before he was fired in January 1995.

Knox cut his NFL teeth as an offensive line coach with the New York Jets from 1963-1966 and Detroit Lions from 1967-1972. He finished his 22-year head-coaching career with a 186-147 regular-season record and a 7-11 mark in the postseason.

NFL to Chat with the Bills About Team President’s Russ Brandon’s Resignation

The NFL plans to contact the Bills regarding team president Russ Brandon’s abrupt resignation amid allegations he had an inappropriate relationship with a female team employee, the Associated Press reports.

The league released a statement Thursday saying it will discuss the matter with the Bills and “make a decision in the next few days about what, if any, further steps we will take.”

Brandon resigned Tuesday after spending 20 years working up the Bills’ executive ranks.

Two people with direct knowledge of the situation said that Brandon’s resignation came after he was confronted about the relationship by team owners Terry and Kim Pegula. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because it is an internal matter, and the Pegulas did not provide a reason when announcing they accepted Brandon’s resignation.