Orchard Park, NY (Sports Network) - The Buffalo Bills have excused running
back C.J. Spiller from the team to tend to the tragic passing of his
grandfather, who is the subject of an alleged shooting incident over the
Spiller's grandfather, 72-year-old Hubert Allen Jr., allegedly went on a
shooting spree in northern Florida, killing two men and wounding two others
before shooting and killing himself.
"I talked to (C.J.) when we landed from the Washington game and I excused him
to be able to go back (home) and handle his personal situation," Bills head
coach Doug Marrone said Monday. "I don't have anything more to report than
really what I said before as far as what has been in the paper. Our thoughts
and prayers go out to the victims as well as C.J. and his family."
Spiller has carried the ball 19 times for 102 yards and a touchdown this
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