Rap linked to Chiefs' Johnson stirs controversy in K.C.

Updated: September 15, 2007, 8:58 PM ET
By Elizabeth Merrill | ESPN.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Dis, too, shall pass.

Mere hours before a road trip to Chicago, Kansas City coach Herm Edwards found himself fielding questions not about the Chiefs' anemic offense -- or the possibility of an 0-2 start -- but rather about rap music and MySpace pages. Pro Bowl running back Larry Johnson is at the center of controversy, as a profanity-laced song full of racial slurs and criticism of the franchise appeared on the Internet with Johnson's name attached to it.

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