Mon, June 21, 2021, 8:40 PM·2 min read
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Frank Clark faced questions about a past arrest when he joined the Chiefs in 2019. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Frank Clark was arrested in Los Angeles on Sunday night after police say they found an Uzi firearm in his car.
L.A. Police Department spokesman Tony Im told reporters on Monday that officers pulled over the Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl defensive end for a vehicle code violation as he was driving his Lamborghini. During the stop, officers say they saw the weapon sticking out of a duffel bag.
Clark was charged with felony possession of a concealed firearm and booked into a Los Angeles County jail facing a $35,000 bond. According to KMBC, Clark has since been released, as were three passengers in the car.
After news of Sunday’s arrest broke, the Kansas City Star reported that Clark was arrested in March on another gun charge. According to the report, California Highway Patrol pulled over Clark and another man when their car did not display a front license plate as required by California law. Similar to Sunday’s alleged incident, the routine traffic stop led to police finding a loaded handgun and rifle in the car. Clark was also released on $35,000 bond in that incident, according to the report.
The Chiefs have not commented on the allegations.
Clark has played six NFL seasons with the Chiefs and Seattle Seahawks. He joined the Chiefs in 2019 and made the Pro Bowl after both of his seasons in Kansas City. The Chiefs signed Clark to a five-year, $105 million contract with $62.3 million guaranteed after acquiring him from Seattle in 2019.
Clark was previously arrested in 2014 on a domestic violence charge while he was a student-athlete at Michigan. He was kicked off the Michigan football team after that arrest. He eventually reached a plea deal on a disorderly conduct charge.
Clark and the Chiefs faced questions about his domestic violence history when he joined the team in 2019.
“I’ve had to learn to be a better teammate, a better person and better man in general," Clark said at the time. "You’ve got to own up to it and what you’ve done. I affected a lot of people.
- Rudy Rivas
- Posted Jun 21, 2021
Zaven Collins arrested in Scottsdale on June 20.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – The Arizona Cardinals first-round draft pick was arrested in Scottsdale over the weekend.
Scottsdale police confirmed to Arizona’s Family that 22-year-old Zaven Collins was arrested on Sunday for excessive speed and reckless driving in the area of Scottsdale and Chaparral roads.
According to police, Collins was seen going 76 mph in a 35 mph zone at about 10:00 a.m. He was booked and released later in the day.
The linebacker was drafted as the 16th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. Arizona’s Family has reached out to the Cardinals for a statement but has not received a response.
By Bryan DeArdo
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Vikings rookie defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman is expected to make a full recovery after being shot four times, Twyman’s agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Vikings have been apprised of the situation.
Twyman’s gunshot wounds were described by Rosenhaus as “superficial, exit wounds” that were sustained inside a vehicle while visiting his aunt in Washington D.C. Twyman was shot in the arm, leg, buttocks and shoulder, Rosenhaus told ESPN. Twyman is expected to be released from the hospital this week, per Rosenhaus, and “there doesn’t appear to be any long-term injuries that would prohibit him from playing this season.”
He had negative X-rays and will not need surgery. Twyman was simply at the “wrong place, wrong time,” Rosenhaus told Schefter. “In talking to him today, he’s going to be OK – that’s all that matters,” Rosenhaus said, via Schefter. “We’re thankful he’s OK. He will make a full recovery.”
The 6-foot-2, 301-pound Twyman was a sixth-round pick in this year’s draft. Before opting out of the 2020 season, Twyman enjoyed a breakout year with the Pitt Panthers. Wearing No. 97 in honor of former Pitt and current NFL standout Aaron Donald, Twyman recorded 10.5 sacks and 12 tackles for loss in 2019. He had at least a half sack in eight games that season that included three sacks against Ohio and 2.5 sacks against North Carolina. Twyman likely sealed his draft fate after benching 225 pounds a whopping 40 times during Pitt’s pro day.
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Twyman is part of a Vikings rookie class that includes fellow Panther Patrick Jones II, a defensive end who tallied 17.5 sacks during his last two years in Pittsburgh. The duo will look to help improve a Vikings defense that finished 29th in scoring, 25th in passing, 27th in rushing, 10th in third down efficiency and 11th in red zone efficiency last season.
“It’s something that I was hoping and praying for when I was getting interviewed by the Vikings and I knew we were two potential prospects,” Twyman said of possibly playing with Jones at the next level. "I’ve just been keeping my fingers crossed [that I’d be] able to reunite with one of my brothers, whether that was Rashad Weaver or Patrick Jones. “It’s a blessing to be able to chase quarterbacks down again with Patrick.”