Ocho Cinco to wear old name on jersey this year

Discussion in 'NFL' started by Babe_Ruth, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

  2. micfranklin

    micfranklin Eviscerator

    Nothing like arrogance to keep the name of football interesting.
  3. Major

    Major 4 legs good 2 legs bad V.I.P.

    What a douche. I don't understand how anyone can like this guy. The league should make him wear a jersey with no name on it.
  4. Millz

    Millz LGB Staff Member V.I.P.

    Doesn't he have a deal with Nike or something and if he wears something different he is breaching his contract?
  5. Vincent_Valentine

    Vincent_Valentine Studley-Do-Right

    He can't wear "Ocho Cinco" on his jersey because Reebok already had tons of "Johnson" jerseys printed up before he did it, and Chad would have had to pay a large sum to Reebok to make up for their losses of the "Johnson" jerseys.
  6. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    Oh then that makes more sense, but if that's the case. But I bet you anything if he's with the Bengals next season, and he's allowed to wear Ocho Cinco, the jersey is going to be one of the best sellers.
  7. Vincent_Valentine

    Vincent_Valentine Studley-Do-Right

    I've read that next year the jersey will reflect the change. The reason it wasn't done this year was the jersey issue due to the short notice. Where ever Chad is next year, his "Ocho Cinco" jersey will sell like crazy. I'll put money on it.

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