PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Former Philadelphia Eagle Josh Huff has a hearing in Camden County this afternoon on gun and drug charges.

Huff was arrested on November 1 for allegedly speeding on the Walt Whitman Bridge while in possession of a handgun and marijuana.

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After his arrest, Huff told the media, “I’m a professional athlete, what professional athlete don’t have a gun? I have a wife and I have a son. My job is to protect them at all costs. My job is to protect myself as well.”

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Huff was later released by the Eagles and later signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their practice squad.

He issued an apology for the incident after his release.

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