Why Chad Ochocinco Will Be Cut by New England Patriots Before Week 8

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Why Chad Ochocinco Will Be Cut by New England Patriots Before Week 8
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The Ocho has landed in a land where his skills are simply par for the course. In the preseason, Chad "Child Please" Ochocinco was exposed for his lack of blocking and inability to read a playbook. Now, the regular season has brought a lack of production to the table.

Through two games, the Ocho has three catches for 59 yards, an average per catch of 19.7 yards per catch with no touchdowns. This ranks Ochocinco exactly fifth on the team behind more notable Patriots such as Deion Branch, Wes Welker, Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski. Add in that Ochocinco was targeted three times in the first game against Miami—catching only one pass—and then had to make the most of two targets for two catches in Week 2 against the San Diego Chargers, he may be heading out of town to join Randy Moss as the next high-profile wide receiver to be dumped by New England.

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