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Report: Philly D.A. “pushing back” on charging leSean McCoy

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 13: LeSean McCoy #25 of the Buffalo Bills walks out of the tunnel onto the field before playing against the Philadelphia Eagles at the start of the game at Lincoln Financial Field on December 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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The attorney for Bills running back LeSean McCoy said Wednesday that his client “did nothing wrong” in the nightclub fight more than a week ago that ended with off-duty police officers being treated at a hospital.

It remains to be seen if he’ll have to make that argument in a courtroom, but a report on Thursday indicates McCoy may not be charged. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office has been looking into the case since the police handed the investigation over with a recommendation that McCoy be charged, but John Gonzalez of reports that law enforcement officials told him that the D.A. is “pushing back” against that recommendation.

Per Gonzalez, the D.A. is “hesitant to issue warrants because it has questions about the conduct of the officers that evening.” Those questions about their conduct include how much the officers had to drink before the altercation and why they didn’t call 911 during the fracas.

McCoy’s lawyer Dennis Cogan made his comments to the Buffalo News, which also reported that a press conference on the case was likely before the end of the week. A spokesman for the D.A.'s office said that none has been scheduled at this time, however.