ESPN Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam was arrested on drug charges early Sunday morning in Miami, according to Miami-Dade police. Elam, a 2013 first-round pick, was charged with one count of cannabis possession, one count of possession of cannabis with intent to sell or deliver, one count of possession of a controlled substance and one count of reckless driving, police said. He is currently being held on a $15,500 bond. Elam initially was pulled over for reckless driving and was found with 126 grams of marijuana and three grams of oxycodone in his vehicle, according to police.
Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam was arrested in Florida on serious drug possession charges, Elam was pulled over for reckless driving, and when his car was searched 126 grams of marijuana and three grams of oxycodone were found. Elam was a highly rated prospect out of the University Of Florida when he was selected by the Ravens in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, he was expected to be the next hard hitting and ball hawking Ravens safety, but Elam struggled with injuries and failed to make an impact. Due to his poor production on the field, coupled with this arrest on serious charges off the field, Matt Elam’s NFL career could be over.