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Johnson wrestles his biggest foe: himself

Pro Bowl running back Larry Johnson's tenure in Kansas City seems to be in limbo. How did his star fall so far?

Originally Published: November 14, 2008
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

KANSAS CITY -- Just a few days before the start of training camp in 2006, Kansas City Chiefs general manager Carl Peterson strolled into the team's practice facility and stared at a surprising sight. There was his Pro Bowl running back, Larry Johnson, lifting weights alone. It was a scene that made Peterson smile proudly. While other players were enjoying their remaining time off, his star was preparing for his first full season as the foundation of the Chiefs' offense.

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