Found August 16, 2012 on Football Nation:
Alright... First things first.  Domestic abuse is never ok. Glad to get that out of the way. But this isn't about what happened when things went from out of control to worse for Chad Johnson, this is about how we got there from here. "I told you what the ... I was gonna do and I just went out there and did it." - Chad Johnson, Hard Knocks 2012 Johnson was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2001 NFL Draft, he was the 7th receiver selected.  Over his first seven seasons, as he put it, he took care of his... business.  Five Pro-Bowl appearances, three AP All-Pro selections, and an assortment of colorful, end zone celebrations leaving many annoyed defenders in his wake. Like any young, talented person, he had to step on a few toes to force his way to the forefront.  The touchdown dances were self-promotion as a means to announce that his talents were transcendent and that his moment had arrived.  Opportunity isn't given so much as it is taken. Though, like anythi...
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