Eagles wide receiver charged for pot, gun after traffic stop



Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Josh Huff celebrates his touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Josh Huff celebrates his touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions

Authorities say a Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Josh Huff has been charged with possessing an unloaded 9-mm handgun without a permit and a small amount of marijuana after he was pulled over for speeding.

A court complaint filed in Gloucester City, New Jersey, said that Huff was pulled over on the Walt Whitman Bridge around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

A Delaware River Port Authority officer said the gun’s magazine was next to the gun and it wasn’t loaded.

Huff’s bail was set at $25,000.

The Eagles said in a statement that they are aware of the incident and are gathering more information.

Agents for Huff did not immediately return a message seeking comment from The Associated Press.

Huff was the Eagles’ third-round pick in 2014 from Oregon. He has two touchdowns this season, including a 98-yard kick return.

 

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