Found September 02, 2012 on The Juicy Online:
PLAYERS: Chad Ochocinco
TEAMS: Miami Dolphins

Chad Johnson may have come to the conclusion that his NFL playing days ARE OVER, according to a source who told Media Daily LA.

The source told Media Daily LA, on Sunday, that for the past week Johnson has been filling depressed about his failed marriage and also his declining NFL career, as it appears that NO NFL TEAM wants to sign him or even have him do a workout for them.
The source goes on to say that friends, in the days since he was released by the Miami Dolphins on national TV, have tried to talk Johnson into retiring, as they claim that it's the best pathway for him to travel to save what's of his glory days in the NFL.
His friends point out that Johnson is TOO DISTRACTED with his divorce with reality TV star Evelyn Lozada, as he's trying hard to save his marriage to the TV star, to get his mind back onto playing football like he used to be able to do back in his prime.

After several days of thinking, it's becoming more clear, to Johnson, that maybe it's time for him to retire while people still remember him for his greatness on the field and not for his failures over the past few years, along with his arrest for head-butting his soon-to-be ex-wife last month.

Next step for Johnson, the source added, is to find a new income source, as Johnson, over the past year, has gone through most of his money he had. Johnson was hoping that a reality show starring him and his soon-to-be wife, which was cancelled by VH1 once it was learned that Johnson head-butted Lozada, would add some income to his bank account, SOMETHING HE DESPERATELY NEEDED.

Saturday night, Media Daily LA published a story which pointed out how Johnson was giving a woman, who he was cheating with behind Lozada's back while the two were still engaged, $2,000/month to pay on her apartment. Just recently, Johnson had to stop giving money simply because he was starting to notice he was running out of money, as she was later evicted from the apartment due to non-payment.

The source also says that we should expect Johnson to announce his future plans, regarding his NFL career, before the end of September, which is pointing towards him announcing his retirement from the NFL.


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