Currently suspended Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon, who was arrested for possession of marijuana Wednesday night, apparently told the arresting officer that “this is gonna be a big deal” during the arrest.
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Blackmon went on to tell the arresting officer that he was a football player. It remains to be seen just how much this will impact the young receiver when he applies for reinstatement, but it’s not a good sign. The former first-round pick was looking to keep a low profile during his suspension. That’s obviously no longer the case anymore.