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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2011, file photo, Chicago Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd waits for a pass before an NFL preseason football game in Chicago. Hurd was in jail Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, after authorities accused him of trying to set up a drug distribution network in the Chicago area and arrested him after he allegedly agreed to buy a kilogram of cocaine from an undercover agent. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2011, file photo, Chicago Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd waits for a pass before an NFL preseason football game in Chicago. Hurd was in jail Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, after authorities accused him of trying to set up a drug distribution network in the Chicago area and arrested him after he allegedly agreed to buy a kilogram of cocaine from an undercover agent. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

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