Ex-NFL player Chad Johnson wants back in the league
Former NFL player Chad Johnson says he would be interested in getting back in the league and he wouldn’t mind playing for the Houston Texans.
He admits he is in “no position to be picky” and would like an opportunity to play again. Johnson hasn’t played since Super Bowl XLVI when he caught one pass for 21 yards for the New England Patriots.
In 12 seasons, Johnson, 35, caught 766 passes for 11,059 yards and 67 touchdowns, mostly with the Cincinnati Bengals.
“I think I’ve been very good to the NFL and for the NFL over a number of years, making the game fun and exciting,” Johnson said to Comcast SportsNet Houston. “But I did mess up, you know I messed up once. I made my bed and have to lay in it. Some people are given second chances, some people aren’t. I think at this point I’ve learned my lesson.”
Johnson was arrested in August 2012 on a charge of domestic battery and was released the next day by the Miami Dolphins. Johnson pleaded no contest to the charge and avoided jail time.