Attorneys for Buffalo Bills, NFL say lawsuit accusing Cornelius Bennett of sexual abuse should be thrown out

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(WIVB) – Attorneys for the Buffalo Bills and the NFL are asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit accusing former Buffalo Bills linebacker Cornelius Bennett of sexual abuse.

A woman from Monroe County says Bennett abused her in 1992 at a bar in the Rochester area. She claims she was 17 when the assault occurred.

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Attorneys for the Bills say the lawsuit should be dismissed because the woman did not file it during the two-year window of the Child Victim’s Act.

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