C.J. Spiller Leaves Bills After Death of His Step-Grandfather

August 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller has left the team to spend time with his family in Florida after the death of his step-grandfather.  
Tim Graham of The Buffalo News reports new Bills head coach Doug Marrone didn't initially have a timetable for the rising star's return to the team. Graham also provides details about the alleged incident:
Spiller's step-grandfather, Hubert Allen Jr., allegedly shot two men to death and wounded two others before killing himself Saturday morning in Union County, Fla.
"I think we all feel the same way," Bills coach Doug Marrone said. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims as well as CJ and his family in this situation.
"I don't have any answer of when he's going to come back, but we're in communication, just making sure that we're there to support him, that he's doing well. And then obviously we're monitoring of when he needs to come back, but we want to make sure that he handles what he needs to handle."...

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