NFLer Dan Connor arrested at airport with switchblade: Report

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Earnest Graham is tackled by Carolina Panthers linebacker Dan...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Earnest Graham is tackled by Carolina Panthers linebacker Dan Connor during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 19, 2010. (REUTERS/Chris Keane)

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New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor reportedly was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport for carrying a switchblade knife.

According to Philadelphia TV station WVPI, Connor was arrested around 9 a.m. ET on Saturday morning when Transportation Security Administration agents spotted the knife and called police, according to ProFootballTalk.

According to NBCPhiladelphia.com, Connor, 27, was charged with possession of an offensive weapon.

A Philadelphia native, Connor signed with the Giants in March. He played with the Dallas Cowboys last season after a four-year stretch with the Carolina Panthers. He was drafted by the Panthers out of Penn State in the third round of the 2008 NFL draft.


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