Watch Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson Get Cut from the Dolphins (Video)
Chad Johnson probably wants to crawl under a rock right now after the week he just had. Not only was he sent to jail for physical abuse, but he was dropped from the Dolphins, lost his television series, lost his wife, and now has to face criticism from the public. His personal business has been spread like mayo throughout the media over the past few days, and if you were watching HBO last night, you might have had the opportunity to actually witness his career being snatched from him.
In a new episode of Hard Knocks, Chad can be seen having a meeting that would change his life. Watch below:
Before Chad enters the room, the Dolphins coach says on the phone:
‘This Summer he was tweeting stuff he shouldn’t have been, then we had a press conference where he goes off on a tirade, ‘F this and F that’ and now we have this thing. He hasn’t been around us a long time. His temperament isn’t great for us. When things are good, it’s good but when things aren’t so good, he can be a tad… you know’.
Once Chad enters, Coach Philbin lets him down easy:
I don’t know if this is working for the benefit of you, me, the Miami Dolphins or anybody else. I think you are a good person and I acknowledge people make mistakes. [...] Where we are as a program, and where we are headed, I just don’t see the mesh right now. I wish it was different and I could be more encouraging but I just think this is best for us to part ways at this time.
I’m not trying to flex my muscles, ‘I’m the head coach and let’s make an example of Chad Johnson‘. It’s not about that. It’s more about how you fit in, how we fit in together and where this thing is headed. I just don’t see it being what I thought it would be and what I hoped it would be.
Wow. Showing such a disappointing moment in someone’s life might have been taking it too far, but it definitely made for good television.