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Report: Four Jacksonville Jaguars Players Arrested Before Game In London

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JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 21: Head coach Doug Marrone of the Jacksonville Jaguars watches the action during the game against the Houston Texans at TIAA Bank Field on October 21, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

The Jacksonville Jaguars are over in London this week to take on the Philadelphia Eagles. It looks like a few of the team's players might have gotten themselves into trouble the day before the event.

According to The Sun, four members of the Jaguars team were arrested after failing to pay what is reported to have been a £50,000 bar bill at the London Reign Showclub. They were arrested at around 4:00 AM.

The report suggests that the four players were arrested for "fraud."

It also suggests that after spending nine hours in custody, the players were released because the bill was settled and the club dropped the charges.

The source went on: “The total bill was in the region of £50,000 and some of the lads tried to leave the club but were prevented from doing so by security.

“Things got pretty heated and there was a lot of swearing and shouting and things became physical. In terms of preparation for their match, you couldn’t think of anything worse.”

Benjamin Allbright reports two of the players involved:

It's unclear if the players will be punished by the team ahead of the game. The Jaguars and Eagles are scheduled to kick off at 9:30 AM ET. Update: The Jaguars have confirmed the story.

The Jaguars say that any "discipline" will be handled internally. We'll update this post as more information becomes available.