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Justin Blackmon During Arrest: ‘This is Gonna be a Big Deal’

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Vincent Frank
Written by Vincent Frank

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. 

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.

Photo: Jaguars.com

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Vincent Frank

Vincent Frank

Editor-at-large, Sportsnaut.

“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?” Rumi