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NFL Daily Digest: 6-8-2012 C’mon Chad: It seems that Chad Johnson was released because he is not smart enough to do what the Patriots need him to do according to the Boston Globe. He apparently lacked the “football I.Q.” to get it... To read this feature which tackles the biggest NFL headlines, please click the link below.

Patriots to release Chad Ochocinco

Ochocinco Era Done, But Not Without Confusion

[View the story "The Ochocinco Drama" on Storify] The Ochocinco Drama A crazy day on Twitter from Patriots OTA’s. Storified by · Thu, Jun 07 2012 15:59:12 If you missed it, Chad Ochocinco was not at Patriots OTA practice today. No Hernandez and Ocho at practice. TE Brad Herman carted off w/ left ankle/foot injury in warmupsMike Rodak The story was advanced slightly...

Report: Rob Gronkowski, Patriots Come to Terms on New Deal

It sounds like the Patriots and Rob Gronkowski have done some reworking of the tight end's contract, but it's still unknown what that means exactly. There are various reports that have surfaced, but reports that the Patriots and Gronkowski have reworked the third-year tight end's contract. According to that report, the two sides have come to an agreement...

Report: Chad Ochocinco will work out for the Dolphins

Getty Images Earlier today we mentioned that free agent wide receiver Chad Ochocinco would love to play for the Miami Dolphins.  Now it looks like he’ll at least get a work out with them to prove to them that he’s not washed up. According to Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports, Ochocinco will work out for the Dolphins this week. The Dolphins clearly need a number one receiver, and...

Chad Ochocinco Cut by New England Patriots

Thoroughly enjoyed the oppurtunity to play for the “Patriot” organization… fans were ******* wicked awesome, I wish all of you the best… — Chad Ochocinco (@ochocinco) June 7, 2012 Chad Ochocinco was released by the New England Patriots today after the team unsuccessfully tried to trade him. The Ochocinco experiment failed miserably after he failed to grasp the playbook...

Chad Ochocinco's Release Unfortunate But Necessary for Loaded Patriots Offense, Star Receiver

The Chad Ochocinco era in New England has come to a disappointing and anti-climactic close on Thursday. The experiment was one with high hopes of success and the expectation of finally providing Tom Brady with the deep threat he's lacked since Randy Moss' departure during the 2010 season. The pairing was supposed to supply the Patriots with at least 50 receptions, close to...

Patriots Say Goodbye To WR Ochocinco

The New England Patriots announced that wide receiver Chad Ochocinco has been released. The news wasn't entirely unexpected after early reports surfaced the move was pending.

Chad Ochocinco Confirms Release From Patriots

There was some speculation this afternoon as to why New England Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco was not present during team OTA’s. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported initially that he wasn’t with the team because of an eye doctor’s appointment. Schefter then reported that after the Pats got no offers in a trade for Ochocinco, they released [...]

Rob Gronkowski's Reported Megadeal Amazing for Patriots, Not So Much for Wes Welker

Somewhere, Wes Welker shakes his head. In an offseason in which Welker's contract situation has been the Patriots' most discussed topic, it's Rob Gronkowski who will reportedly enter the season on the heels of a big payday. This isn't to say that Welker and the Pats won't come to some sort of long-term agreement between now and the season's opening kickoff...

Ochocinco unlikely to return to Bengals

As this piece is published, the Bengals do not have a clear cut favorite to become the number two receiver yet. The Patriots released former Bengal and six time pro bowler Chad Ochocinco today, and there has been the predictable discussion on could/should the Bengals bring Ochocinco back to Cincinnati. Don't count on it. According to ESPN AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley,...
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