On Thursday, though, Merritt turned in a classic arrest story. Cops spotted Merritt in an Orlando parking garage, allegedly rolling a joint and, rather than try to talk his way out of the situation, the K.C. tight end instead went the hilarious route.
Merritt, who was a rookie with the Kansas City Chiefs last season, saw the officer and placed something in his mouth, Orlando police said. An officer approached the vehicle, told Merritt to get out and said "spit it out," an arrest affidavit said.That. Is. Awesome.
Merritt got out of the vehicle, spit out a brown cigarette-like object and said, "All of this for a little bit of weed?" according to police.
No, not that he was trying to sneak in a little marijuana (Don't Do Drugs!) but, come on, you have got to appreciate that story. If only he had decided to just swallow the cigarette instead of hiding it under his tongue, we could've had our own NFL version of this: