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2-time Pro Bowler shares details on tragic health demise, compares himself to Aaron Hernandez Jamie Squire/Getty Images
KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 25: Running back Larry Johnson #27 of the Kansas City Chiefs watches the scoreboard during the game against the San Diego Chargers on October 25, 2009 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Former NFL running back Larry Johnson said in an interview he believes he suffers from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain disease known as CTE. CTE, which doctors say can be caused by repeated blows to the head, only can be diagnosed after death. The 38-year-old Johnson, who last played in the NFL in 2011, told the…

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