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Bears uncertain if NFL will suspend Brandon Marshall

FILE - In this Jan. 29 2012 file phoMiami Dolphins wide receiver BrandMarshall  gestures after NFL Pro Bowl football

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2012 file photo, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall gestures after the NFL Pro Bowl football game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. New York City police say a woman has accused Marshall of punching her in the face at a nightclub. The woman alleges the incident occurred at 3:50 a.m. Sunday, March 11, 2012, outside the Marquee, a nightclub in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)

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Bears general manager Phil Emery says it’s too soon to say if recently acquired Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall will be suspended because of allegation that he struck a woman at a New York City nightclub.

He says the team “is working through this process” with the league.

The Bears acquired Marshall from Miami for two third-round draft picks Tuesday, giving them the No. 1 receiver they’d been lacking, but news of the nightclub incident surfaced hours later.

New York City police say a woman filed a complaint alleging Marshall punched her in the face at a nightclub over the weekend. Marshall has not been charged in the incident, which the woman says occurred at 3:50 a.m. Sunday outside the Marquee in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.



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