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Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Johnson, formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, says that he’s going to have a “monster year” now that he’s no longer being held back the way he was last season.
“This season is going to be a monster year. I don’t care who’s playing quarterback. I’m going to have a great year. The first day I get to camp, everybody’s mouth can drop [the bleep] open. My game is at the point where it doesn’t matter who starts at quarterback. Oprah can play quarterback and we’ll be all right.”
Johnson says that he plays better when he’s able to talk as much as he wants.
“My personality was controlled last year (in New England),” Johnson told Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. “You didn’t hear me at all last year. Zero. Zilch. When my mouth is running, it forces me to perform. It’s never been vindictive. I never got anybody in trouble.
“One of the things I like about being here, that’s so refreshing, and is such a weight off my back, is I can be me, whatever that entails. When I can be me, I am loose. Everything just flows for me. Whether it’s the style of play, the way I learn.”
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Chad Ochocinco is undergoing some drastic changes this offseason. The wide receiver joined the Miami Dolphins, got married, and now has changed his name. He'll once again be referred to as Chad Johnson, the Ochocinco New Network reports. "Chad Ochocinco has officially changed his name back to Chad Johnson," the website states. "The main reason behind the name change...
Chad Johnson is back. Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Ochocinco has officially changed his name back to his given surname of Johnson. Johnson, 34, was married on July 4, began the process of changing his name in court and was at the Broward County (Fla.) courthouse, which calls for a legal filing fee of $401. Johnson, a second-round pick from Oregon State who was a Pro...
Chad Johnson is Ochocinco no more. The always outspoken Wideout is with a new team this season, the Miami Dolphins, and has officially taken his last name back. In addition to all that newness (including being a newlywed) Johnson has announced that more of the “old Chad” will be showing up in Miami. “This season [...]
According to Jeff Darlington of NFL.com, Chad Johnson is back, for real. The athlete formerly known as “Chad Ochocinco” made his name switch official today at the Broward courthouse. Hopefully the change of scenery (Miami) and change of name will get Chad back on track on the field.
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When Chad Ochocinco was traded to the New England Patriots about a year ago, some scratched their heads at why the Pats would do so. But me, and many others, thought it was a brilliant move. Adding a guy like Ocho, who has big time playmaking ability, was something that Tom Brady had lacked in the receiving game since Randy Moss had worn out his welcome in New England.
Chad Ochocinco is officially no more. The Miami Dolphins wide
receiver has changed his name back to the original Chad
Say bye bye to Chad Ochocinco. The name I mean.
The Miami Dolphins receiver had his name legally changed back to Chad Johnson on Monday.
“Ochocinco is still in me,” he told ESPN.com. “It’s just my middle name.”
According to sources, Ochocinco’s new wifey, Evelyn Lozada, wanted a “real” last name and was a huge factor in the football star’s decision to change his...
Chad Johnson is already starting to get a feel for what the married life is like. We refer to him as Chad Johnson because the artist formerly known as Chad Ochocinco officially changed his last name back to Johnson on Monday morning. The reason we say he is getting a feel for the married life is because he married Evelyn Lozada earlier this month. While Johnson first mentioned the...
Oh, he’s back alright. Chad Johnson, the receiver formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, is back doing what he does best. No, not catching touchdown passes, it has been about 4 or 5 years since he did that really well. Sorry Miami Dolphins fans, we are talking about him speaking with the media. Chad, who changed [...]
Due to recently marrying Evelyn Lozada, purposely eccentric Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Ochocinco finally changed his last name back to Johnson earlier this afternoon. “I’m refocused and locked in. Time to get back to the old me,” said Johnson, … Continue reading →
It's not easy to struggle when you're catching passes from Tom Brady, but that's exactly what Chad Johnson -- then Chad Ochocinco -- did last season with the Patriots. Now he's predicting a bounce-back season, even if it's Oprah Winfrey who's under center for the Miami Dolphins. "This season is going to be a monster year," Johnson said, according...