The League

THE QUESTION

Is Ochocinco Good For the NFL?

Do Chad Johnson's antics detract from the NFL, or are they a breath of fresh air in an often stuffy league?

Posted by Emil Steiner on June 22, 2009 9:00 AM
FROM THE PANEL

Once Benign Now Malignant

Give me 2007 Chad Johnson any day. You can keep 2009 Ochocinco

Posted by Jason Maloni, on June 22, 2009 12:12 PM

The Joke's on Ocho

The bad news for Mr. Ochocinco is that, in the end, he'll be remembered more for his antics than anything he did on the field.

Posted by Doug Farrar, on June 22, 2009 10:57 AM

He's a Team Killer

Anytime you have an individual who spends so much time working on their showmanship it negatively affects the football team.

Posted by Dick Vermeil, on June 22, 2009 9:48 AM

Too Much Ego

Chad Ocho Cinco needs to remember, that it is a privilege and not a right to play in the NFL.

Posted by Peter Schaffer, on June 22, 2009 9:43 AM

A Team Distraction

His flaw, if one can call it a flaw, is that he has an obsessive nature to bring attention to himself.

Posted by Josh Kirkendall, on June 22, 2009 9:31 AM

But He's Fun to Watch

If you think the NFL is as much entertainment as it is sport, then it's hard to fault SeƱor Eightfive.

Posted by Emil Steiner, on June 22, 2009 9:27 AM

FEATURED COMMENTS

lildg54: No he is a granstanding, all about me bum. Horrible for league. Sometimes character does make a difference and whatever character he has is ...

brunnegd: Chad has caught too many passes over the middle while not wearing his helmet....

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