Chad Ocho Cinco: Is He Only As Good As His Quarterback?


Published: April 28, 2009


... Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson, who now goes by the name Chad Ocho Cinco.

Throughout his career, Ocho Cinco has been nothing but a headache to opposing defenses. Other than his rookie season, he had never recorded less than 1,100 yards receiving. That was until last season.

2008 was a season to forget, not only for the 4-11-1 Cincinnati Bengals, but for Ocho Cinco himself. For the first time since his rookie campaign in 2001, he failed to reach the 1,000 yard mark for receiving. In fact, he didn't even reach the 600 yard mark.

Last season, Ocho Cinco had 53 receptions for 540 yards and four touchdowns. Johnson played in 13 games but started just 10 of them. How does a player with the talent level of Ocho Cinco have such a disappointing season?

Many blame Carson Palmer's absense for Ocho Cinco's horrendous 2008 season. Palmer only played in four of the first five regular season games last season due to an el...

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