Found April 17, 2014 on Gridiron Grit:
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 — 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 “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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