Buccaneers DE Bowers arrested for carrying gun at airport

Posted Feb. 18, 2013 @ 5:32 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Buccaneers DE Da’Quan Bowers was arrested Monday at LaGuardia Airport for illegally carrying a handgun, according to NBC New York. 

Bowers reportedly had a loaded .40 caliber firearm in his carry-on bag. He was set to board a flight to Raleigh. The third-year pro was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Bowers played in 10 games last season (zero starts) and had 13 tackles and three sacks after beginning the year on the physically-unable-to-perform list. Bowers played in every game with six starts as a rookie in 2011.