Josh Huff Eagles receiver stopped with gun, marijuana

The 25-year-old was pulled over by police in New Jersey early Tuesday morning, according to reports.

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Wide receiver Josh Huff of the Philadelphia Eagles has gathered 13 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown this year, his third season in the National Football League play

Wide receiver Josh Huff of the Philadelphia Eagles has gathered 13 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown this year, his third season in the National Football League

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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Josh Huff was found in possession of a gun and marijuana after being arrested for speeding, US media reports said Tuesday.

Huff, 25, was pulled over by police in New Jersey early Tuesday morning, according to reports.

It is not clear whether Huff has a permit to legally carry a firearm. Local prosecutors are investigating the incident, reports said.

In a statement, the Eagles said they were aware of an incident involving the player.

"We are aware of the incident today involving Josh Huff," the Eagles said. "At this point, we are gathering more information."

Huff has gathered 13 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown this year, his third season in the National Football League. Huff has also impressed as a kick returner, averaging 36 yards from seven returns that included a touchdown.

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