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Eagles' Johnson undergoing chemo

Updated: May 18, 2009, 4:56 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson is taking a leave of absence.

Johnson is beginning a second round of chemotherapy to deal with cancer, which has him confined to a wheelchair.

Johnson won't coach at the upcoming OTAs -- organized team activities -- a three-day rookie camp beginning Wednesday.

"I told him to take care of himself first, and when he's ready to come back, come back," Eagles coach Andy Reid said Monday.

"I'd like to tell you ...

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