Chad Ochocinco has signed with the Miami Dolphins

Ochocinco is taking his talents to South Beach

6/12/12 in NFL   |   Pat   |   5234 respect

Jan 31, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; New England Patriots receiver Chad Ochocinco (85) during media day in preparation for Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIREChad Ochocinco is taking a page out of LeBron James' book, starting his pro career in Ohio and eventually taking his talents to Miami, where Ochocinco has agreed to a deal with the Miami Dolphins.

Ochocinco, who had a rather abysmal season last year with the New England Patriots and was widely criticized for failing to understand the playbook, will now prohibitively slide into the #1 WR spot for the Dolphins, who traded Brandon Marshall to the Bears in the offseason.

Ochocinco will be catching passes from either Ryan Tannehill, Matt Moore, or David Garrard, That's a far cry from Tom Brady, but Ochocinco might be more in his element anyway, since he wasn't terribly successful with Brady.

Ochocinco is returning to his roots, having grown up in Miami, graduating from Miami Beach Senior High School.

This might be just the change he needs to return to relevance. He was arguably the best WR in the game between 2002 and 2007, and still has a small window of NFL opportunity remaining at age 34.

Also, he'll be happy to know that the HBO show "Hard Knocks" will feature the Dolphins this year, giving Ochocinco a whole lot of highly coveted camera time. You have to believe the HBO folks are happy about this as well.

How do you think Ochocinco will do in Miami? Will he improve on last year's awful numbers? One would certainly hope so, since there's nowhere to go but up.
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6/12/12   |   kobe_lova   |   62363 respect

Ocho and THOSE QBs? I'm excited for the sound bites.

I love Chad, btw so as long as he's playing, I don't really care where.