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Philadelphia Eagles' Daryl Worley arrested, report says; team releases statement

16 April 2018

According to Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, police found Worley passed out inside his vehicle blocking a lane on the highway at around 6 a.m. Reports say he was being combative and cops had to break out the taser to cool things down.

Worley came to play in his hometown in an off-season trade with the Carolina Panthers.

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The Eagles confirmed his arrest, saying in a statement that they were "gathering more information".

A member of the Philadelphia Eagles was arrested and tasered by police on Sunday morning, according to media reports. Worley was also reportedly found with a gun.

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Last month, the Eagles traded for the 23-year-old corner to bolster that secondary and just over a month later, he's arrested after being found passed out in his vehicle on the highway.

Following Sunday's arrest, Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer tweeted that a Panthers source told him the team was concerned about Worley's commitment and love of "the nightlife". In college, Worley pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault.

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Garafalo added that the incident reportedly occurred at Broad and Pattison, near the Eagles' team facility. Worley said then that he was defending his girlfriend.

Philadelphia Eagles' Daryl Worley arrested, report says; team releases statement