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    Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

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    "There are 31 different teams out there... I guarantee you, every coach and every player loves 85 ... Every coach and every player would love to have Chad Johnson on their team."

    I dunno... I'm just really sick of Chad running his mouth.
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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    I agree, he needs to shut up...now. He is just a huge distraction. If the Bengals won't comment his response to the questions should include that he doesn't know anything, and right now he is just trying to do the best he can to win games. Sadly, we have ego crazed people on our team (basically just Chad) that just don't know when to shut up. So we win a game and you can start talking. I'll take all the talking in the world if we win a Super Bowl. Until then, shut up.
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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Chad was talking before they won the game.

    I'm sick of the story. I just plain don't care, because it's WAY down the list of what's really wrong. Chad is Chad (for lack of a better phrase). The upper management in PBS could care less as long as butts are in the seats, and the media is constantly on a hunt for another Chad story.

    When you're running up to Chad in the parking lot, you can't say you're not trying to create a story.
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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Quote Originally Posted by guttle11 View Post
    Chad was talking before they won the game.

    I'm sick of the story. I just plain don't care, because it's WAY down the list of what's really wrong. Chad is Chad (for lack of a better phrase). The upper management in PBS could care less as long as butts are in the seats, and the media is constantly on a hunt for another Chad story.

    When you're running up to Chad in the parking lot, you can't say you're not trying to create a story.
    I think this locker-room is much closer to becoming poisoned than many people want to believe.
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by WilyMoROCKS View Post
    I think this locker-room is much closer to becoming poisoned than many people want to believe.
    By Chad himself? I doubt it.

    By a head coach who has let ALL of the inmates run the asylum for 5 years and now says he's "in charge", and by a front office who can't see over the piles of money they swim in? Yeah, you're probably right.
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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Quote Originally Posted by guttle11 View Post
    By Chad himself? I doubt it.

    By a head coach who has let ALL of the inmates run the asylum for 5 years, and by a front office who can't see over the piles of money they swim in? Yeah, you're probably right.
    Is Chad part of the problem or part of the solution?

    I don't think Chad Johnson constantly running his mouth can have NO effect whatsoever on this locker-room.
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Quote Originally Posted by WilyMoROCKS View Post
    Is Chad part of the problem or part of the solution?

    I don't think Chad Johnson constantly running his mouth can have NO effect whatsoever on this locker-room.
    Didn't say it had zero effect, just not as much as the people who've sat back and allowed it, and much worse, to go on for years.

    All I know is Chad is one of the top 3 or 4 receivers in the game. Without him, TJ rarely gets open and the offense scores 17 points a game. Unless they suddenly have a defense that only gives up 16, they'll lose more games than they are now.

    What they need is a coach who can handle different egos effectively to build a solid unit, not a coach with a bigger and softer ego than the supposed locker room cancer.
    "I saw Wedding Crashers accidentally. I bought a ticket for Grizzly Man and went into the wrong theater. After an hour, I figured I was in the wrong theater, but I kept waiting. Thatís the thing about bear attacks. They come when you least expect it."-Dwight K. Schrute

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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Yea lets trade the best player on our team and one of the best WR in football. Not to mention the money problems in doing so. Chad has never said one thing negative about a team mate, never flips out when we win and doesnt ever get into trouble. I think we should worry about fixing out problems not making them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bip Roberts View Post
    Yea lets trade the best player on our team and one of the best WR in football. Not to mention the money problems in doing so. Chad has never said one thing negative about a team mate, never flips out when we win and doesnt ever get into trouble. I think we should worry about fixing out problems not making them.
    Not according to reports of what he said in the locker-room during the halftime playoff game that we ended up losing to the Steelers ... what about when he mouths off to Marvin on the sidelines and jerks away when Marvin tries to coach him? .... what about when he yells at his QB when he doesn't get the ball when and/or where he wants it?
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
    "Cheering for Kentucky is like watching Star Wars and hoping Darth Vader chokes an ewok"


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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Quote Originally Posted by WilyMoROCKS View Post
    Not according to reports of what he said in the locker-room during the halftime playoff game that we ended up losing to the Steelers ... what about when he mouths off to Marvin on the sidelines and jerks away when Marvin tries to coach him? .... what about when he yells at his QB when he doesn't get the ball when and/or where he wants it?
    are we winning when that happens? no. He just wants to win and losing gets him emotionally. Yes he needs to grow up but his emotion when they lose is the only negative he has

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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bip Roberts View Post
    are we winning when that happens? no. He just wants to win and losing gets him emotionally. Yes he needs to grow up but his emotion when they lose is the only negative he has
    You're probably right... when the Bengals are winning, it's all good.
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
    "Cheering for Kentucky is like watching Star Wars and hoping Darth Vader chokes an ewok"


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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Quote Originally Posted by WilyMoROCKS View Post
    You're probably right... when the Bengals are winning, it's all good.
    exactly. It was all fine by you guys when we were winning. Now that we are losing games chad is a problem and a nuisance and is worthless and a cancer. I mean when the guy cries when the bengals lose. You cannot tell me that all he cares about is himself.

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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bip Roberts View Post
    Yea lets trade the best player on our team and one of the best WR in football. Not to mention the money problems in doing so. Chad has never said one thing negative about a team mate, never flips out when we win and doesnt ever get into trouble. I think we should worry about fixing out problems not making them.
    He doesn't flip out when we lose because he doesn't care about winning. He cares about good old number 1, or number 85 in his case. He only flips out when he doesn't get the ball.
    If you can't build a winning team with that core a fire-sale isn't the solution. Selling the franchise, moving them to Nashville and converting GABP into a used car lot is.
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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoReds33 View Post
    He doesn't flip out when we lose because he doesn't care about winning. He cares about good old number 1, or number 85 in his case. He only flips out when he doesn't get the ball.
    Do you watch the games? He gets upset when we lose. He is all about winning. He has said multiple times that he could care less if he never caught a pass as long as they won games.

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    Re: Why can't Chad Johnson just shut his mouth?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bip Roberts View Post
    Do you watch the games? He gets upset when we lose. He is all about winning. He has said multiple times that he could care less if he never caught a pass as long as they won games.
    That one I'm not sure about, Bip.

    I mean, I know he has said that, but even when things are going well and the Bengals are winning, I've seen little tantrums out of Chad when he is "open" and Carson "doesn't get him the ball."
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
    "Cheering for Kentucky is like watching Star Wars and hoping Darth Vader chokes an ewok"



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