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Upshaw 'concerned' about quick cut of Slaughter

Updated: October 29, 2003, 9:10 PM ET

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The head of the NFL players' union is "concerned" about the decision by the Jacksonville Jaguars to cut linebacker T.J. Slaughter a day after he was arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at two people in a car on the highway.

NFL Players' Association president Gene Upshaw said Slaughter has 45 days to file an appeal of his release.

"My problem right now is, I'm concerned that if a guy is in a judicial situation, let's not act until that situation plays out," Upshaw ...

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