Bills head coach Dick Jauron made some brief comments after the team's morning walk-through practice to address the arrest over the weekend of defensive end Anthony Hargrove.
"In regards to the situation with Anthony Hargrove we are gathering all the available information so that we can make the most appropriate decision that the facts require," said Jauron. "Obviously we don't have all that information at this point. So we really don't have a lot to say."
Hargrove is facing charges of harassment, criminal mischief and resisting arrest after an incident on St. Paul St. in Rochester early Sunday morning.
The Bills have been in touch with the NFL offices in New York to inform them of the developments involving Hargrove.
"The league office is aware of the situation," said Jauron. "We've notified them and we'll just see where it goes."
Hargrove was not in attendance at the morning walk-through as he had an arraignment this morning in Rochester City Court where he plead not guilty.
Jauron confirmed that he did speak in person with Hargrove after the incident.
"He was very disappointed," said Jauron. "The situation is disappointing. We certainly talk about it a good deal with our team that you can get into wrong situations, but you can be in a good situation and have bad things happen. I'm disappointed that it occurred."
With the case involving Hargrove just beginning to unfold, Jauron at this point is prepared to let the defensive end practice with the team tonight.
"As of right now the answer to that would be yes as far as we know because Anthony is not guilty of anything at this point," said Jauron as to whether Hargrove would practice.
In terms of any disciplinary action by the team Jauron said at this point such measures would be premature.
"As we move along when we do feel comfortable that we have all the facts and we have a good idea of where it's heading we'll let you know. Almost any discipline that is taken here is in the hands of the league office. It's structured that way. The collective bargaining agreement is structured that way. And I'm sure they're in a similar situation to us where they'll wait and gather all the information, and then make the appropriate decisions."