NFL Free Agency: 5 Reasons Chad Ochocinco Deal Is Good for Cincinnati Bengals

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NFL Free Agency: 5 Reasons Chad Ochocinco Deal Is Good for Cincinnati Bengals
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Fans in Cincinnati were a little shocked to see the face of the Bengals organization traded this week to the New England Patriots. The move is even more shocking when you think about Mike Brown letting Carson Palmer retire, rather than trade him.

Chad Ochocinco has been a staple on the Bengals roster since he was drafted in 2001. He holds every receiving record for the franchise, but his off-field antics and loudmouth character have often distracted fans from his skills on the field.

Ochocinco is still one of the best receivers in the league. With that being said, here are the five reasons why Mike Brown made the right move by trading Chad away.

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