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Dwayne Bowe claims innocence after arrest for marijuana and speeding

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In a statement released to The Kansas City Star, Dwayne Bowe's lawyer claims that the NFL player is "100 percent innocent" in regard to his Sunday arrest for possession of marijuana and speeding.

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Terez Paylor of The Kansas City Star has the statement from Dwayne Bowe's lawyer this afternoon:

"My investigation reveals that Dwayne Bowe is unequivocally, 100 percent innocent in this matter," attorney Kevin E.J. Regan said in a statement released to The Star on Wednesday. "We look forward to clearing his good name at our earliest opportunity.

"Mr. Bowe has long been a giving member of our community, and he remains committed to giving Kansas City his best on and off the field.

"He is grateful for the support shown by Chiefs fans and promises this incident will not be a distraction to his commitment to excellence on the football field.

"We will have no further comment on this matter at this time."

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid told reporters this afternoon that Bowe will play Sunday night against the Denver Broncos.

Bowe also released a statement through the Chiefs, apologizing for the distraction:

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