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The Montreal Alouettes have reportedly signed former NFL star receiver Chad Johnson. IT’S OFFICIAL: @ochocinco puts pen to paper with @PoppJim. Bienvenue à #HuitCinq chez les #Alouettes! #CFL #LCF pic.twitter.com/yKkRlBwU7y — Montreal Alouettes (@MTLAlouettes) April 17, 2014 [RELATED: Ranking the 10 Best NFL Free Agents Still Available] Johnson (formerly known as Ochocinco) knows he won’t be makings loads of money in the CFL, since the average salary is around $85,000 and the salary cap is $4.4 million per team, but that doesn’t seem to be an issue for him. At the end of the day, he’s just looking forward to playing football for the first time since 2011. “I don’t even need a check,” Johnson said, via ESPN.com. “Didn’t I give it all away for 12 years straight? Think about it. Did I ever care about money when I played throughout my career? Still don’t. I want to have fun. I want to enjoy the game. That’s it.” [RELATED: Chad Johnson Tweets Photo From Home Theater, Then Says He'
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It’s official Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson will return to the football field. Not in the NFL, instead with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes. Johnson has signed a standard two-year agreement with the club.
The 36 year old was drafted in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft to the Cincinnati Bengals were he spent the first 10 years of his NFL career. Good luck 85!
The former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver is going from french fries to French Canada after signing a two-year deal with the Montreal Alouettes yesterday, according to Marc Sessler of NFL.com.
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BREAKING: The @MTLAlouettes have signed @Ochocinco. Details to come. #CFL
— CFL Official Feed (@CFL) April 17, 2014
DETAILS: @Ochocinco officially signs with @MTLAlouettes – http://t.co/G30BdBZHow #CFL pic.twitter.com/7o3Q5Y6ZEV
— CFL Official Feed (@CFL) April 17, 2014
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