Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/12/12

// > Interest in polarizing wide receiver Chad Ochocinco was almost non-existent following his June 7 release from the New England Patriots’ roster. Ochocinco’s lack of production in Foxboro were obvious concerns, and the Dolphins seemed to be the only team to take a chance on him. Ochocinco ended up signing a one-year deal with a base salary of $925,000, and nothing guaranteed. He can earn up to $2 million in 2012 via incentives. A longtime NFL general manager explained to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald why only the Dolphins were willing to take a flier on the six-time Pro Bowl receiver. “His best asset is his ability to get separation on routes,” said the G.M. “But you want a disciplined receiver to be in the right spots, and that’s not what this guy is. “I would not have touched him. His personality issues are not going to change. I don’t know if he’s ever going to get it.” var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});

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