NFL Player Pleads Guilty in LaGuardia Airport Gun Arrest

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    In this handout image provided by the NFL, DaQuan Bowers of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Tampa, Florida.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Da'Quan Bowers has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct in connection with his New York City gun arrest.

    Bowers entered the plea Thursday in Queens.

    He was arrested at LaGuardia Airport on weapon possession charges in February. Authorities say a handgun was found during a search of his carry-on bag as he prepared to board a U.S. Airways flight to Raleigh, N.C.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers Charged

    [NY] Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers Charged
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Da'Quan Bowers declines to comment after being arraigned on a weapons charge. He was arrested at LaGuardia Airport Monday morning after he was found with a loaded handgun

    Bowers played college football for Clemson University in South Carolina. The Buccaneers selected him in the 2011 NFL draft.

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