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Mike Brown not thrilled about Ocho's activities

Posted on: May 24, 2011 6:44 pm
Edited on: May 24, 2011 8:57 pm
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Posted by Andy Benoit

UPDATE 6:50 p.m. EST: It didn't take long for Chad Ochocinco to catch wind of Mike Brown's comments and respond via Twitter. Ocho wrote, "damit Geoff tell Mike Brown to leave me alone with my off field endeavors,he knows what he has,don't like it cut/trade him!"

(The Geoff he's referring to is Geoff Hobson, lead writer of Bengals.com.)

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Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer caught up with Bengals owner Mike Brown and asked him what he thought of Chad Ochocinco’s latest stunt (bull-riding).

“He’s going to do the things he does," Brown said. "Next maybe he’ll be a snake wrangler and we’ll watch to see if he gets bit. He’s always up to some stunt. They amuse me in a way. They concern me because, let’s face it, we want a football player. We aren’t hiring a bull rider, a dancer, a soccer player. We want a football player. It’s simple. And that should be the focus, not on other things.”

Normally, Brown’s assessments would be fair. After all, in a player’s contract, it’s usually specified that things like bull-riding are prohibited. Brown is right when he says “we aren’t hiring a bull rider, a dancer, a soccer player.” Problem is, he’s only right due to a technicality: The Bengals aren’t hiring a bull rider, a dancer or a soccer player because they’re not actually hiring Ochocinco at the moment. You see, Brown and his cohorts chose to lock Ochocinco out.

A question this poses: Would Brown really be that interested in Ochocinco's off-field activities if he planned on trading him?

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 8, 2012 7:07 am
 

Mike Brown not thrilled about Ocho's activities

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Since: May 26, 2011
Posted on: May 26, 2011 1:29 pm
 

Mike Brown not thrilled about Ocho's activities

I don't know many how are thrilled about Ocho's constant flow of tweets. His fan base is high at over 2 million yet is that more for amusement ??  I created a few guidelines that may behoove Mr. Chad Ochocinco to follow.
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/

712092-nfl-players-and-social-media

-obsessed-with-the-me-culture



Since: Jul 28, 2009
Posted on: May 25, 2011 12:36 pm
 

Mike Brown not thrilled about Ocho's activities

If Mike Brown wants Chad to act like a football player...   he should first try acting like a legitimate owner.

Pot...    Kettle...    Black.



Since: Oct 6, 2009
Posted on: May 25, 2011 12:31 pm
 

Mike Brown not thrilled about Ocho's activities

Nice one Andy lol.....They did lock him out soooo how is he suppose to focus on football it seems like the NFL wants to still let it be known they still have power and you should still listen to NFL rules and stuff, but why the players are locked out.



Since: Sep 18, 2006
Posted on: May 25, 2011 12:16 pm
 

Mike Brown not thrilled about Ocho's activities

As soon as you mention Matt Millen and the Lions, your post loses all credibility. Beside drafting countless WRs, please enlighten us to another move Millen made? Maybe you would be happy with Millen calling the shots for the Bengals.



Since: May 5, 2010
Posted on: May 25, 2011 11:58 am
 

Mike Brown not thrilled about Ocho's activities

Cut him. It's that simple. You drafted his replacement.




Since: Dec 10, 2006
Posted on: May 25, 2011 10:49 am
 

Mike Brown not thrilled about Ocho's activities

I'm sorry mike brown,  you want CO to focus on football then get your owners to end the lockout.  You have no control over what he does at this point.  How arrogant can you get for you to lock the players out and yet say you can't do anything else but focus on football.  Does that make any sense?  If you want him focused on football then end the lockout.  Otherwise he has no contractual obligation to you.  This is part of the 'owners' mentality that many of the players talk about.  Its like my job telling me I can't come to work today but I can't play my ps3 in my spare time at home.  It makes no sense.  You can't control these players and shouldn't have a desire to do so. If you worried about CO getting hurt then end the lockout.  Its not like you're going to have to pay him if the lockout holds.  I just don't see his point of view here.


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