The New England Patriots recently released the 34-year old wide receiver, Chad Ochocinco, after a relatively disappointing season in which the veteran wideout had just 15 receptions for 276 yards a single touchdown. He was also paid almost $6 million last season, a hefty price for such a minor contributor.
The writing was on the wall during the offseason when New England added big-name wide receivers in free agency, picking up former Broncos Brandon Lloyd and Jabbar Gaffney, as well as Donte' Stallworth.
A few people in Denver have floated the idea of Denver picking up the six-time Pro Bowl receiver, most notably newly signed cornerback Drayton Florence, who tweeted:
However, let me offer you five good reasons why adding Ochocinco in Denver would be a big mistake.