TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Baltimore Ravens defensive back Corey Fuller has been charged with the use of a firearm in commission of a
felony, the latest charge stemming from his arrest for allegedly
running a gambling house.
Fuller was arrested last month and charged with hosting
high-stakes card games at his house, the site of a shootout in
January. The felony charge carries a possible five-year state
prison sentence and $5,000 fine
Along with the firearm charge, Assistant State Attorney Matt
Smith said Friday that Fuller also is being charged with misdemeanor
"We expect the facts to show a different picture than what has
been alleged," Fuller's attorney, Tim Jansen, said Sunday.
Fuller, a nine-year NFL veteran who started 10 games for the
Ravens last season, spends his offseasons in Tallahassee where he
starred in high school and at Florida State University. He has also
played with the Minnesota Vikings and Cleveland Browns.