The Miami Dolphins are seriously interested in signing Chad Ochocinco, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.La Canfora adds he “figure[s] they sign him this week.”
Ochocinco was released by the New England Patriots last week after a season in which he barely saw any time on the field (15 catches, 276 yards, 1 touchdown and only 1 catch in the Super Bowl).
Most attribute the lack of playing time on Ochocinco never being able to fully grasp the Patriots’ playbook.
If Ochocinco lands with the Dolphins it would be a homecoming for the 34-year-old Miami native who still makes his offseason home in the area.
With the Dolphins taking part in this year’s season of HBO “Hard Knocks” many will argue this is primarily being done for attention.
Whether that’s true or not, the Dolphins desperately need some help at wide receiver. Not only do they have serious issues at the position, but there’s a good chance Miami’s new starting quarterback will be rookie Ryan Tannehill.
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