Buccaneers safety Ward arrested on marijuana possession charge

Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety T.J. Ward was arrested Wednesday for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Ward, 31, was arrested at his Tampa apartment at 8:11 a.m. on an outstanding warrant relating to a previous arrest, according to the Hillsborough County (Fla.) Sheriff's Department. He was booked and released on $2,500 bond at 11:46 a.m.

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Ward, a three-time Pro Bowler, signed with the Bucs in September on a one-year deal worth $5 million after being released by the Denver Broncos. He made 43 tackles in 12 games (five starts) with no interceptions this season. He will become a free agent in March.

Ward could face further discipline from the NFL.

--Field Level Media

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