Found April 18, 2014 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
It’s official Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson will return to the football field. Not in the NFL, instead with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes. Johnson has signed a standard two-year agreement with the club.     The 36 year old was drafted in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft to the Cincinnati Bengals were he spent the first 10 years of his NFL career. Good luck 85!
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Weekly Rewind: Bengals to workout Pryor, Cincinnati will not open the season at home

The offseason has rapidly taken off.  Big name freeagents are finding teams,  and draft boards show some players’ stock rising and others falling. Here is everything Cincinnati Bengals from the past we’ll,  just incase you need a recap. Cincinnati Bengals Chad Johnson spending next year in Canada.(READ) Bengals need to make a move on Andy Dalton.(READ) Bradley Roby may be...

The Cincinnati Bengals must decide on Andy Dalton

CINCINNATI – Right now, a great question faces Mike Brown and the Bengals front office: what is to be done with quarterback Andy Dalton’s future? The 26 year old is entering his fourth season in the league, and it will be his last in Cincinnati unless the two sides can come to agreement on a fair, equitable extension. For about $1 million per season, the Bengals have got the...

Chad Johnson doles out terrible career advice, then signs deal with CFL team

No, it's not Valentine's Day. Or "National Try To Get Fired Day." But former Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson's tweets Thursday may leave you believing he is under the impression one of those is the case. Johnson's tweets apparently did not have an impact on the Montreal Alouettes, who announced they signed Johnson to a 2-year deal. This is what an "...

Bengals not concerned about Green holding out

While there has been much talk about whether or not the Bengals will extend quarterback Andy Dalton's contract prior to this season, should they be concerned about star receiver A.J. Green holding out this summer? That is the question Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio posed to Marvin Lewis in a video that aired Thursday night. "No, there's no concern of that,"...

Chad Johnson signs with CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

The former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver is going from french fries to French Canada after signing a two-year deal with the Montreal Alouettes yesterday, according to Marc Sessler of NFL.com. Johnson signed a contract for base pay in the CFL with no incentives so it looks like he wants to get on the field and show he still has it. The CFL to NFL path has been well traveled with...

Chad Johnson Signs with Montreal Alouettes

Chad Johnson will be back on the gridiron. BREAKING: The @MTLAlouettes have signed @Ochocinco. Details to come. #CFL — CFL Official Feed (@CFL) April 17, 2014 DETAILS: @Ochocinco officially signs with @MTLAlouettes – http://t.co/G30BdBZHow #CFL pic.twitter.com/7o3Q5Y6ZEV — CFL Official Feed (@CFL) April 17, 2014 Johnson joins the Alouettes after spending 11 seasons in the...

Do the Bengals need to lock A.J. Green up long term right now?

The Bengals have until May 3 to exercise A.J. Green’s fifth-year option, ensuring that their star receiver will remain in Cincinnati for at least two more seasons. With roughly two weeks until the deadline, it’s a question of when, not if, this deal will get done. Everyone knows that Green is going to be in Cincinnati for two more years. That’s a no brainer. Now the Bengals...

Father of Bengals coach passes away

The father of Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis -- Marvin Lewis, Sr. -- has reportedly passed away at the age of 78. According to the team's website, the elder Lewis died at a hospital in the Pittsburgh area after a long illness. His son has been head coach of the head coach of the Bengals since 2003 and is the franchise's all-time winningest coach.

Bengals Injury Update: Taylor Mays speaks on shoulder injury and return to football

The Cincinnati Bengals were serious playoff contenders in 2013, yet fell early in the beginning stages of the Super Bowl XLVIII quest.  Having holes in their roster due to injuries didn't help, but perhaps one of the biggest gap that Cincinnati missed was safety-turned-linebacker Taylor Mays.  Mays suffered a dislocated shoulder and torn labrum in an October 27th game versus...

Bengals Worked Out Free Agent P Zolton Mesko

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Cincinnati Bengals tried out former veteran punter Zoltan Mesko on Wednesday. However, they elected to sign T.J. Conley instead. Mesko, 28, recently worked out for the Redskins as well, but they too wound up signing a different punter. He spent the first three years of his career with the Patriots before bouncing around...

Report: Bengals Haven’t Started Extension Talks With WR A.J. Green

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that there are no talks regarding a long-term contract between the Cincinnati Bengals and WR A.J. Green.  The Bengals are almost certain to pick up Green’s fifth-year option in the coming weeks. Green, 25, is entering the final year of his rookie contract and can begin negotiating a long...

Bengals, A.J. Green not talking about a new contract yet

By May 3, the Bengals inevitably will exercise the fifth-year option on receiver A.J. Green’s contract. The bigger question is whether the Bengals will be extending Green’s contract by more than a year. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talks on an extension for Green have not yet begun. The fourth overall pick in 2011, Green has a strong argument that he deserves...

Bengals may play in London twice over next five seasons

It’s o secret that the NFL is trying to make itself even more global than it already is, but unlike the NBA and NHL — two vastly inferior leagues — the NFL doesn’t have a strong foothold in Europe and that’s something it’s be rapidly changing. The International Series in London has seen the NFL take teams to Wembley Stadium since 2007 and that first trip has grown into...

CFL Montreal Alouettes Sign Chad Johnson

Former NFL Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver, Chad Johnson formerly called Chad Ochocinco will hit the turf again as he signed a two year deal with Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes today. Johnson is known for his appearance in ten seasons with the Bengals in which he 751 receptions for 10,783 yards and 66 touchdowns. He spent some time with the New England Patriots...

Cincinnati Bengals Plan of Attack for the 2014 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Houston Texans and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in Seattle.  The Bengals are up on this Good Friday. CINCINNATI...
Bengals News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.