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Arrested Falcons RB Jason Snelling denies eating marijuana

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10:58 AM ET 11.16 | Falcons running back Jason Snelling was arrested by the Winder (Ga.) Police Department and charged with possession of marijuana and various traffic charges after a traffic stop. Snelling told the officer he had been smoking marijuana earlier in the evening and was coming from a friend's home. "I asked Mr. Snelling if there was any other marijuana in the vehicle, and he told me that there was a grinder in the center console of the vehicle and that it had a little bit of marijuana left in it," the arresting officer wrote in his report. . . . I searched the vehicle and located a metal grinder where Mr. Snelling had said it was." While the vehicle was being searched, another officer speaking with Snelling noticed he was repeatedly swallowing during their conversation. The officer asked Snelling to open his mouth, and observed several green leafy particles inside. Snelling denied eating any marijuana.

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November 16, 2013  11:04 AM ET

Trade him to Denver. Problem solved. See how easy these things are.

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November 16, 2013  12:21 PM ET

There it is, I knew we wouldn't be able to make the day without somebody in the NFL accused of a felony! Such a proud league!

November 16, 2013  12:22 PM ET

Makes me want to move. I don't smoke the stuff but my tax money gets wasted arresting, trying, and keeping people locked up over silly crap like this.

November 16, 2013  12:42 PM ET

Send him to LSU. Les Miles can coach him up on the finer points of eating grass.

November 16, 2013  01:01 PM ET

Oregano...

November 16, 2013  04:23 PM ET

Should be legal nationwide.

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November 16, 2013  04:58 PM ET

Hilarious.

November 16, 2013  05:01 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

There it is, I knew we wouldn't be able to make the day without somebody in the NFL accused of a felony! Such a proud league!

Doesn't NFL stand for "National Felons League"?

November 16, 2013  05:24 PM ET

It tastes like chicken.

November 16, 2013  05:27 PM ET

He absolutely did not eat marijuana. He just had a really funky smelling salad followed by 12 bags of Doritos.

November 16, 2013  07:21 PM ET

Les Miles approves of this.

November 16, 2013  07:46 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Oregano...

Primary ingredient of brownies!

November 16, 2013  07:55 PM ET

"No, officer! I wasn't eating marijuana! But if you don't mind, can we stop for tacos on the way to jail?"

November 16, 2013  07:57 PM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Primary ingredient of brownies!

<Wonders if Dole has a killer brownie recipe. Holidays are coming>

November 16, 2013  08:27 PM ET

C'mon man, munch munch give.

November 16, 2013  08:52 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

"No, officer! I wasn't eating marijuana! But if you don't mind, can we stop for tacos on the way to jail?"

"Yo officer.. is there a Sonic around here?"

November 16, 2013  09:15 PM ET

"Arrested Falcons RB Jason Snelling denies eating marijuana"

You idiot! You're supposed to smoke it!

 
November 16, 2013  09:19 PM ET

He must have had the munchies.

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