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Chiefs' Johnson charged for spitting in woman's face, won't play for now

Updated: October 28, 2008, 1:28 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City running back Larry Johnson, already facing possible suspension by the NFL, was charged Monday with simple assault for spitting his drink in a woman's face.

Several hours later, the Chiefs indicated the two-time Pro Bowl running back would not play for the foreseeable future.

The charge is the second such count the former Pro Bowler is facing.

Kansas City police spokesman Darin Snapp said Johnson turned himself in and was released after posting ...

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