Chad OchocincoÂ is a free agent as of today after being dropped from theÂ New EnglandÂ Patriots.
Â According to various reports, the Patriots spent all day Thursday (Jun 7) trying toÂ tradeÂ Ochocinco, but were unable to, and chose to release him.
The 34-year-old NFLÂ playerÂ was previously with theÂ Cincinatti Bengals for 10 years before he wasÂ tradedÂ to the Patriots in July 2011.
In his one season with theÂ New EnglandÂ franchise, Ocho had aÂ singleÂ touchdown, and only caught 15 passes for 276 yards. He was paid a reported $5.75 million for his efforts.
After the news broke that Chad had been released from the Pats, he tweeted:
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