Former Falcons Wide Receiver Has Tense Run-in With Police

Roddy White took to Twitter to explain how a traffic stop could have turned tragic when an officer approached him with his hand on his gun.

Roddy White playing with the Atlanta Falcons on Nov. 9, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was reportedly speeding and driving with expired tags Wednesday when he was stopped by a DeKalb County, Ga., police officer. White says that he had no problem being stopped or with the citations, but it was the officer’s actions that caused alarm. White took to Twitter to describe the incident:

White, 35, who played 11 seasons with the Falcons, tweeted that he would report the officer’s behavior because “it may save the next black man’s life.”

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