Pretty cool, eh? Chad Johnson finds a new job in the CFL
Chad Johnson has found his way back into pro football.
The former NFL wide receiver signed a two-year contract with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes on Thursday, ending a two-season absence from the game. Here is the proof below:
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— Montreal Alouettes (@MTLAlouettes) April 17, 2014
It’s been a long time coming for Johnson, who last played in the NFL back in 2012, when he signed a free-agent contract with the Miami Dolphins. He lasted until training camp, when a well-publicized arrest for head-butting his now ex-wife Evelyn Lozada led to his release by team.
Since then, it’s been a roller-coaster ride, as Johnson was jailed for 30 days for a probation violation. An angry judge dropped the sentence after Johnson playfully slapped his attorney on the backside during a hearing.
However, things began to take a turn for the better when the Alouettes worked out Johnson this week. The deal appeared to be imminent, especially according to Johnson’s twitter feed:
— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) April 12, 2014