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NFL offensive lineman Duane Brown was arrested Saturday afternoon on a firearms charge at Los Angeles International Airport.
Brown, who last played for the Seattle Seahawks, had a gun concealed in his luggage as he walked through airport security, Fox News Digital can confirm.
The lineman attempted to pass through the TSA at LAX Terminal 6 on Saturday around 2 p.m. before being arrested, Los Angeles Airport Police Lt. Karla Rodriguez said in a statement to Fox News Digital.
Video footage shows Brown being escorted out of the airport by law enforcement officials.
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He was taken into custody and transported to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Jail for treatment, Rodriguez said. Brown is facing a charge of possession of a concealed firearm.
The gun was not loaded, sources told TMZ.
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Brown, 36, played his first 10 NFL seasons for the Houston Texans after being drafted in the first round of the 2008 draft. He then moved to Seattle, where he has spent the past five years preparing for the the Seahawks. Brown made three All-Pro teams — First-Team All-Pro in 2012 and Second-Team All-Pro in 2011 and 2018 — and made five Pro Bowl appearances during his career.
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The 6’4″, 315-pound athlete became a free agent after last season. Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll told reporters earlier this year that the team and Brown were still discussing a possible contract extension.