Reports: Patriots acquire wide receiver Chad Ochocinco
|07.28.11 at 5:49 pm ET|
Wide receiver Chad Ochocinco has been dealt to the Patriots, according to multiple media reports. In 10 seasons in the NFL ‘ all of them with Cincinnati ‘ the 33-year-old out of Oregon State has 751 catches for 10,783 yards and 66 touchdowns. A six-time Pro Bowler, Ochocinco best season was 2005, when he had 97 receptions for 1,432 yards and nine TDs. According to ESPN, Ochocinco has accepted a restructured three-year contract from the Patriots.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Cincinnati will receive two late draft picks from New England in return for Ochocinco — a pick in 2012 and one in 2013.