Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 1/27/12

When the New England Patriots take the field on February 5th against the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI it will be Chad Ochocinco’s third trip to the big game. What? You didn’t know Ochocinco had been to the big game already? Well the fact of the matter is that he has – twice; just not as a player. Ochocinco is the former lead correspondent for the “Ochocinco News Network.” The OCNN, as it was known, was a joint venture with Motorola in which Ochocinco crashed Super Bowl events and pumped out insight via an array of social media outlets to fans. Of course coming to New England, Chad had to curtail his larger than life persona to fit in as a Patriot. Where he has managed to keep his antics in check his play has suffered as he only caught 15 receptions for 276 yards and 1 touchdown during the regular season. During the Patriots playoff run, Ochocinco has only been on the field for one play. If the Patriots are going to beat the Giants look for Ochocinco to come up big in the game. He is the one deep threat that can stretch the field for the [...]

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