He still wears a jersey with “Johnson” stitched across the back. But this isn’t the same brash and productive wide out of years past. His numbers are down across the board. Instead of 15 yards per catch he’s slipped below ten. Instead of 90+ catches and 1300+ yards it’s looking more like a 60 catch sub 600 yard season. He’s even stopped posting a list of opponents who didn’t cover him the previous game.
This is not the way to earn an increase in pay or a place on another team.
For a player who bellowed for a fat paycheck then bellowed to be released it now seems Mr. Ocho Cinco plans to quietly blend in with the crowd and disappear.