Chad Johnson never seems to come up short when it comes to entertainment value and with the Eagles in Cincinnati today, Johnson didn't disappoint. According to Eagles web media guy, Dave Spadaro, Chad Ochocinco jumped into an Eagles receiver drill during pregame warm ups and caught a ball from Donovan McNabb.
Both men witnessed Bengals star receiver Chad Ocho Cinco/Johnson cut into a line of Eagles wide receivers during warmups and run a slant pattern. When Cinco (Donovan McNabb) hit Ocho Cinco (Johnson) in stride, the Bengals' receiver went to his knees and looked up into the sky, then hugged McNabb.
Apparently Ocho Cinco has the same dreams at night as a lot of Eagles fans.
Touche. But while this move is cute and probably entertaining at all but what has the NFL come to when moves like this are acceptable? Perhaps I'm overreacting a bit but how in the world is it acceptable for a member of the opposing team to come over to your side of the field and pull a stunt like this?
I'm not upset with Johnson as his Bengals are so bad that it doesn't really matter what he does, but the Eagles -- a team fighting for their playoff lives -- should be focused during the pregame on killing the opposing team. I'm not a fan of this fraternizing with the team you're supposed to beat up on later in the day.
Chad Johson Catches Ball From Donovan McNabb in Pregame originally appeared on NFL FanHouse on Sun, 16 Nov 2008 13:10:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.