Buffalo Bills’ Oliver charged with drunken driving in Texas

File-This Nov. 28, 2019, file photo shows Dallas Cowboys' Tyron Smith, left, and Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Ed Oliver (91) facing off during an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. Oliver was arrested Saturday, May 16, 2020, by police in the Houston area and charged with drunk driving and illegally carrying a gun. Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies pulled Oliver over after receiving reports around 9 p.m. of someone driving recklessly in a construction area north of the city, local media outlets reported, citing jail and police records and statements from sheriff's officials. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Ed Oliver was arrested during a traffic stop in the Houston area and charged with drunken driving and illegally carrying a handgun. Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies pulled Oliver over Saturday night.  Lt. Jim Slack of the Montgomery County constables office said in a statement that the traffic stop happened after deputies received reports of someone driving recklessly in a construction area. He says Oliver failed a sobriety test and the deputies found a small caliber pistol in his truck. The Houston Chronicle reports that he has been released from jail after posting bond.