Falcons’ Keith Smith arrested on traffic charge

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Falcons fullback Keith Smith was arrested today on traffic charges.

The specific nature of the charges has not been revealed, but Atlanta police confirmed to Fox 5 that Smith was arrested.

The Falcons confirmed to Maria Martin of 11 News in Atlanta that they are aware of the incident.

“We are aware of a legal matter involving Keith Smith this afternoon and have been informed of its details. We will have no further comment at this time,” the team said in a statement.

The 31-year-old Smith has been with the Falcons since 2019 and previously played for the Raiders and Cowboys. Last season he played in all 17 games, playing 25 percent of the Falcons’ offensive snaps and 60 percent of special teams snaps.

7 responses to “Falcons’ Keith Smith arrested on traffic charge

  1. Red states enjoy raising revenue by arresting folks for traffic offenses. And yet, these same states take much more than they give when it comes to federal (taxpayer) dollars. What gives?

  2. He not a big enough name and is easily replaceable to be getting arrested like this. He literally needs to stay in his lane.

  3. The Falcons are rich in running backs. This guy will be cut by Friday morning.

  4. Driving over the speed limit is an offense that can have you arrested. Depending on the speed and the location. Considered reckless driving but

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  5. He’s 31, not 22, plus he’s earned over $8,500,000 in his career. So he’s old enough, and has the resources to make sure details like licenses and registrations are taken care of.

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