The Cincinnati Bengals need more of Chad Johnson
As the Cincinnati Bengals attempt to usher in a new era, they should look back to Chad Johnson to help them along the way.
The Cincinnati Bengals had quite the offseason. With the number one overall pick and plenty of cap space, they demanded the attention of the sports world. Along with the spotlight came intense criticism. Throughout it all, however, the Queen City had one of its all-time greats defending it along the way, Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson.
No matter where you turned, there number 85 was, spreading positivity and love for his former employers. He made an appearance on the Bengals broadcast for the schedule reveal, he graced ESPN’s first-take in a Versace robe to take Stephen A. Smith head-on, and he even attempted to set up a workout with the wide receiver core and Joe Burrow over Twitter.
The simple truth is, he just makes the Bengals more fun. In some capacity, Cincinnati needs as much of Chad Johnson as they can get.
The love goes both ways
It’s not just Ocho that loves the Bengals, the admiration is a two-way highway. The organization sent Johnson a hand-written letter along with a box of cigars as a thank you for his support this offseason.
It’s no surprise the franchise took the time to reach out like this. A number of former players have had some negative things to say about the Bengals recently, namely Carson Palmer. Keeping in touch with one of the biggest fan favorites is a smart move ...
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