The 9-0 Kansas City Chiefs have been perfect on the field this NFL season, but the same can't be said off it following wide receiver Dwayne Bowe's arrest for speeding and possession of marijuana on Sunday, as reported by Michelle Pekarsky of Fox 4 in Kansas City.
Updates for Wednesday, Nov. 13
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid confirmed that Bowe will play in Kansas City's vital matchup against Denver on Sunday night (via Dave Skretta of the Associated Press):
#Chiefs coach Andy Reid says Dwayne Bowe is a legal matter, will let it run it's course. He will start vs Denver.— Dave Skretta (@APdaveskretta) November 13, 2013
Bowe also provided a statement, which was passed along by Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports:
Dwayne Bowe statement pic.twitter.com/400adzdhV5— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 13, 2013
KCTV 5 News is reporting more details on Bowe:
Officers said Bowe's 2011 black Audi A8 registered a speed of 48 mph in a 35 mph zone. He apparently had just landed at Kansas City's downtown airport and was on his way home after an out-of-town trip. After the officer stopped Bowe, the wide receiver asked the officer whether the nearby Sonic was open then.
The report also includes this admission of guilt:
"Bowe stated that they had smoked a little while waiting at the airport," according to a police report.
As for potential discipline for Bowe, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk provided some insight as to why no punishment from the team has been announced: