Steelers cornerback Senquez Golson was stopped by TSA after a gun was found in his carry-on bag at the Mobile Regional Airport on Wednesday, according to TMZ Sports.
The second-year player from Ole Miss wasn't arrested, despite carrying 23 rounds of ammunition since the Glock .45 caliber pistoldidn'thave a bullet in the chamber.
The gun was technically unloaded and Alabama police were not concerned. Police actually offered to hold the gun for him until he returned from his travels, the report says.
The Steelers begin their offseason training program on April 18. Golson, a second-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, is trying to enter camp as a new man. He has yet to appear in an NFL game because of season-ending injuries during training camp in each of the last two summers.