Clark declined to detail the charge but said a tentative plea agreement assumes Lynch was driving his 2008 Porsche Cayenne when it hit a woman crossing a Buffalo intersection May 31, leaving the victim with a bruised hip and in need of stitches.

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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch is expected to plead guilty next week to an unspecified charge stemming from a hit-and-run accident involving his SUV, Erie County District Attorney Frank Clark said Friday.

Clark declined to detail the charge but said a tentative plea agreement assumes Lynch was driving his 2008 Porsche Cayenne when it hit a woman crossing a Buffalo intersection May 31, leaving the victim with a bruised hip and in need of stitches.

The announcement of an “agreement in principle” came as a grand jury was scheduled to begin hearing testimony in the case. Several Bills players and front-office employees were subpoenaed by investigators frustrated by Lynch’s refusal to speak with them.

The prosecutor said he does not fault Lynch for exercising his right to stay silent, but acknowledged that his office and the Buffalo police could have used the nearly three weeks spent on the Lynch case on more serious crimes.

“This, at its worst, is a vehicle and traffic misdemeanor. In the hierarchy of criminal conduct, this is certainly in the bottom third,” he said.

Notes

• The Packers might have interest in trading for Dolphins DE Jason Taylor, but the curiosity isn’t mutual at the moment, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.

The Packers are not on the list of teams Taylor would like to join in a trade, according to multiple sources. The complete list of roughly 12 teams includes San Diego, New England, Dallas, Jacksonville and Philadelphia.

• The Giants signed DE Robert Henderson of Southern Mississippi, the second of the team’s picks in the sixth round. The Super Bowl champions also acquired WR-KR Craphonso Thorpe on waivers and waived DB Miguel Scott.

• The Falcons have agreed to terms on a four-year deal with third-round draft pick Harry Douglas, a wide receiver from Louisville. Atlanta also signed free-agent S Deke Cooper.

• PR Mark Jones signed a one-year contract with the Chargers.

• Broadcaster Pat Summerall, 78, was recovering from emergency surgery Thursday to stop internal bleeding. Cheri Summerall said doctors told her that a new medicine her husband recently started taking caused a reaction that induced the bleeding.