Texans third-round draft draft pick D’Onta Foreman was arrested Sunday morning and faces charges of firearm and marijuana possession. Foreman, a Texas native, claimed in a statement issued by his attorney on Monday that the marijuana wasn’t his and he was legally in possession of the firearm. He also said that he would submit himself to a drug test if necessary to prove that he hasn’t been violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
The full statement read:
Even if he doesn’t get charged, Foreman may still face punishment from the NFL. The league office holds nearly unilateral power due its personal conduct policy, so whether or not Foreman sees the start of the season will depend on what new details emerge about the case.