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Report: Louis Murphy arrested at Tampa airport for carrying concealed weapon

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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Louis Murphy was arrested Wednesday morning at the Tampa International Airport for illegally carrying a concealed weapon, according to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times.

Murphy’s arrest was for felony possession of a concealed firearm after the weapon was discovered at a security checkpoint. He was released on $2,000 bond later Wednesday afternoon.

Murphy did not play in a game for the Buccaneers last season. He began the year on the physically unable to perform list and suffered another injury once he returned to practice. The team later released him in November.

Murphy appeared in 17 games for Tampa Bay over two seasons (2014-15) with 41 catches for 578 yards and two touchdowns. He spent three years with the Oakland Raiders and one year each with the Carolina Panthers and New York Giants before heading to Tampa Bay.

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9 Responses to “Report: Louis Murphy arrested at Tampa airport for carrying concealed weapon”
  1. sbdt says: Apr 12, 2017 11:44 PM

    Raider.

  2. daaabears says: Apr 12, 2017 11:57 PM

    That reporter might as well just go ahead and change this name to Greg Allman.

  3. racistchecker says: Apr 13, 2017 12:54 AM

    So I guess it would’ve been okay if it was not concealed?

  4. akboot says: Apr 13, 2017 12:59 AM

    Cannon fodder.

  5. jtylert says: Apr 13, 2017 1:14 AM

    How… does that even…

    Why would you…

    Huh.

  6. brewster1 says: Apr 13, 2017 4:28 AM

    Is that a pistol in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

  7. aldavisisthenfl says: Apr 13, 2017 6:43 AM

    Oh alligator arms…..smh

  8. tylawspick6 says: Apr 13, 2017 9:35 AM

    meanwhile, the rooneys have paid off authorities
    in alabama for golson.

  9. bobthebillsfan says: Apr 13, 2017 1:00 PM

    Hey, I’ve got an idea. I’m gonna go to the airport and bring a gun with me.

    Dope.

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