Found January 29, 2012 on SportySexyCool:
Ochocinco has a high-tech way of blocking out the negative noise. He can really silence it with a super Sunday. Seems kind of strange that CHAD OCHOCINCO finds himself in the Super Bowl—a game he has longed for and that has eluded him for 10 NFL seasons—yet has done next to nothing in terms of contributing to his team being there. But if you know Chad, dude is gonna find a way to be a factor. So this week, showing he’s about the team, Ochocinco dropped a reported $28,000 gift of Beats by Dre Headphones on every Patriots team member. It was Chad’s way of awarding his teammates for winning the AFC title. It may also serve as an effective way for he and the Patriots to blockout all the noise that will be abuzz during Super Bowl week. Ochocinco has become more “we” than “me” in New England, here with teammates Deion Branch and Antwaun Molden. Losing his dad last week may have put a deeper perspective on things for the 3-time All Pro receiver. Yes, Chad’s Motorola-sponsored networ...

Ochocinco Miserable During Media Day Interview

Chad Ochocinco, New England Patriots fifth receiver has been an icon of crazy antics over the years, but according to Gregg Rosenthal of PFT he seemed miserable just waiting for the experience to end. Place yourself in Chad’s shoes. Once a productive receiver time has caught up with him. Ochocinco was downcast during the time we spent around him, seemingly miserable and waiting...

Cleaning out the tape recorder with more goodies from Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco

There were a few items left on the cutting room floor from my lengthy interview with Chad Ochocinco Friday, that appeared in yesterday’s paper. Even with a full page spread, some goodies got left out. But that’s why blogs come in handy. You don’t miss a beat, so here’s a few more from the Ocho file. Naturally, I asked him about Tom Brady, and if his impressions of him had...

Ochocinco demure in long-awaited Super spotlight

Chad Ochocinco walked across the NFL logo painted at midfield and headed for the interview that's eluded him an entire career. The New England Patriots player was finally on the receiving end of questions Tuesday on Super Bowl media day at Lucas Oil Stadium. The media-savvy receiver dreamed of being a center of attention on the Super stage for his entire career. He never got...

Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco describes the season as “a test from you-know-who upstairs, God”

Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco is always a big hit at Super Bowl media day, usually with OCNN Network. Well… this time he’s actually a participant. Most likely. Ochocinco met the media today, though he didn’t have a riser like I’m sure he imagined. Instead he was out with the people, as reporters (left) tracked him down. He said the experience with the Pats didn’t test him…...

Quite a different media day for Ochocinco

Chad Ochocinco is used to creating a stir at Super Bowl media day as a member of the press and asking questions of players. With Ochocinco actually taking part in his first Super Bowl, one might expect him to be one of the central attractions tomorrow. Nope. Of the 18 podium positions for media day, Ochocinco does not have one of them, which was unthinkable six months ago when he...

Chad Ochocinco Talks to Randy Moss, Terrell Owens for Support

Chad Ochocinco, Randy Moss, and Terrell Owens all have a few things in common. They’re all guys who used to be extremely talented wide receivers, and they all were problematic as teammates. Ocho’s the only one of the group left playing in the NFL, and he’s struggled this season only contributing to the Pats in a limited fashion. Luckily Chad says he’s been leaning on the...

Chad Ochocinco gets by with a little help from his friends. Anyone hear of Randy Moss and Terrell Owens?

Couldn’t help but be captivated by Chad Ochocinco during our chat yesterday.  Since he hasn’t spoken much this year, it’s easy to forget just how engaging he is. Let’s just say Ochocinco provided a wealth of material for my story in today’s paper. Toward the end of the conversation, he dropped this tidbit about being able to keep his sanity thanks to having the constant...

Chad Ochocinco Says Terrell Owens, Randy Moss Have Helped Him Through Tough Season

Chad Ochocinco's first year as a member of the New England Patriots hasn't gone the way he probably envisioned. Sure, Ochocinco escaped the Cincinnati Bengals and will make his first Super Bowl appearance next Sunday when the Pats play the New York Giants, but the star wide receiver hasn't made the impact he was expected to make. In order to handle the stress of a subpar...

Ochocinco demure in long-awaited Super spotlight

Chad Ochocinco walked across the NFL logo painted at midfield and headed for the interview that's eluded him an entire career.

Patriots' Chad Ochocinco continues quiet year at Super Bowl Media Day

'Now, I keep my mouth shut and do what I'm told,' Ochocinco says

Ochocinco demure in long-awaited Super spotlight

Chad Ochocinco walked across the NFL logo painted at midfield and headed for the interview that's eluded him an entire career.

For Ocho, all the world's a stage, just not a podium

Not surprisingly, one of the biggest stories on Media Day was Chad Ochocinco.

Pats' Ochocinco leaned on Moss, Owens through tough season

Chad Ochocinco's first season with the Patriots has been defined by a lack of production on the field. Just how has he coped with a year full of unfulfilled expectations? By seeking the support of two other "diva receivers."
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