Found August 12, 2012 on Helmet2Helmet:
Things have gone from bad to really, really bad for Chad Johnson. As first reported by Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com, the Dolphins released Johnson on Sunday, just one day after he was arrested for allegedly headbutting his wife, Evelyn Lozada. Fortunately for Miami, who may have seen this coming, they are not responsible for any money owed to Johnson, who signed a one-year contract which included no guarantees. Johnson was charged with a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery, and his (soon-to-be former?) wife is reportedly pressing charges. The veteran receiver was released from jail earlier in the day. The question now becomes, what happens to Johnson? Well, for one, this incident will do him no favors on the open market. Already viewed as a diva and headcase, he'll be labeled a woman-beater, regardless of the facts, by casual observers. On-field play is another possible red flag for the 34-year-old. Once an elite, downfield threat, Johnson has lost some of his e...
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