NFL player Dan Connor arrested at Phila. Int'l Airport

This is a 2012 photo of Dan Connor. (AP Photo)

July 6, 2013 6:01:18 PM PDT
NFL player and Delaware County native Dan Connor was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport.

It happened around 9:00 Saturday morning.

27-year-old Conner, originally from Wallingford, Pennsylvania, is a linebacker for the New York Giants.

Authorities say he had a switchblade in his luggage while he was going through a terminal.

TSA officers spotted the knife and called police.

Conner was taken into custody and faces a charge for weapon possession.

He was later released on his own recognisance.