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Chiefs Clark Hunt on when to keep, cut a player with off field troubles

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. Knowing when and when not to support a young football player with legal or drug issues takes plenty of research and conversation. So it was for the Chiefs recently when considering the circumstances of undrafted free agent Justin Cox. And the case of star linebacker Justin Houston four years ago. Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt addressed difficulty of personnel decisions when non-football factors enter the equation. Cox, a rookie from Mississippi State, was arrested on July 20 and charged with aggravated domestic violence, burglary of a residence and trespassing. A day later, he was released by Chiefs and general manager John Dorsey. "I wouldn't say there...