Chad Johnson released by Dolphins after arrest, according to report
The Miami Dolphins have released wide receiver Chad Johnson a day after the wide receiver was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor domestic battery, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer reported on Twitter.
The Miami Dolphins have just released Chad Johnson, scouts cleaned out his locker
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) August 13, 2012
Johnson posted $2,500 bond Sunday and was released from jail after his wife, reality TV star Evelyn Lozada, accused him of head-butting her during an argument in front of their home. The dispute simmered after Lozada found a receipt for a box of condoms, The Associated Press reported.
Earlier Sunday, Philbin said he hadn’t yet spoken or met with Johnson.
“We’re going to deal with this at the appropriate time,” Philbin said. “We’re not going to waste time. … We’re all in this thing together. Everybody that sets foot in this building, we’re all held to a high standard.”
Philbin had warned Johnson a couple of days earlier about his behavior after Johnson liberally used profanity during an interview opportunity with reporters.
The Dolphins signed Johnson in June. He was trying to make the team after a highly disappointing season with the New England Patriots last year.