CATCHING THE CLINCHER: The last of Ochocinco’s team-leading nine TD catches last season was a division championship clincher. NAME CHANGE: Ochocinco played as “Chad Johnson” for the first seven years of his Bengals career.
Ochocinco’s first five Pro Bowl nods came after the 2003-07 seasons. Kansas City broke a 10-10 tie with to play, and the 17-10 win gave the Bengals their second AFC North title under head coach Marvin Lewis.
Also went over 10,000 career receiving yards at New England, reaching 10,011 mark on a 19-yard gain during a third-quarter TD drive ...
Since the establishment of the American and National conferences in '70, no one else has led a conference four years in a row, and only two other players have won as many as three in a row.
Was transported to hospital for examination of neck strain in Buffalo, but was cleared to return to play Nov. Led team in receptions (six) and receiving yards (86) on Dec. 2 league yardage-maker was Marvin Harrison of Indianapolis.
And when Ochocinco added 190 yards the following week at New Orleans, he established an NFL record for receiving yards in consecutive games (450). Tied club record for TD receptions in a game with three on Nov. Led the team in receptions (69) and yards per catch (16.9), as well as in yards ... Joined Carl Pickens (1994-95), Tim Mc Gee ('89) and Eddie Brown ('88) in the ranks of Bengals with five 100-yard receiving games in a season ... Johnson recorded his third consecutive game with 100 receiving yards Nov. 30 at San Diego, including an eight-yard TD reception from Jon Kitna late in the second quarter that tied the score at 7-7 ... CHAD'S RECORD FILE: Following is a list of Bengals records held by Ochocinco: » Receptions/career: 684» Receiving yards/career: 9952» Receiving yards/game: 260 on Nov. San Diego» Receiving yards/season: 1440 in 2007 (Ochocinco has the top five seasons in club history)» Receiving yards/consecutive games: 450, vs.
With at least one catch in all 16 games, extended his streak in that category to 76 games, second-longest streak in club history (Carl Pickens holds record at 93) ... 19 at New Orleans, tying his career high for TDs and tying Bengals game-record for receiving TDs ... Set a Bengals single-game record for receiving yards (260) on Nov. San Diego, snapping an Eddie Brown mark of 216 that had stood since '88. Had 90 catches, led team with career-high 10 TDs, and earned his first Pro Bowl berth ... His 1166 receiving yards ranked fifth in team history through '02, and still stands as the most ever by a first or second-year Bengal ... Cleveland, his 4-for-103 day included a 72-yard TD reception from QB Jon Kitna early in first quarter, the longest Bengals scrimmage play of the season ... Cleveland with five catches (for 68 yards) despite being sidelined in third quarter with collarbone fracture ... 25 at Cleveland and had one catch for seven yards ... 6 at Tennessee, and in the fourth quarter, drew a 14-yard pass interference penalty against Michael Booker that put the offense in range for game-winning FG.
Earned the Play of the Week for an acrobatic 36-yard TD catch Nov. Pittsburgh, and for his game-winning four-yard grab Dec. In the Pro Bowl game, Ochocinco aided the AFC’s 41-34 victory with four receptions for 80 yards.
New Orleans, all five catches coming on TD drives ... 12 at Pittsburgh and also drew pass interference penalty in end zone that set up Bengals TD ... Won twice in weekly fan voting for the Levitra Play of the Week Award, joining Philadelphia QB Donovan Mc Nabb as only two-time winners ... A SIX-PACK OF PRO BOWLS: In garnering his sixth career Pro Bowl selection last year, Ochocinco tied CB Lemar Parrish for the second-most nods in Bengals history. Ochocinco last year replaced injured Wes Welker of New England, who was selected in original voting in December.
Leads current roster in most Bengals career games (151) and starts (132) ... 3 at Cleveland, including personal season-long 42-yarder ... DANCING AND DATING: Ochocinco remained visible to fans across the nation during the recent offseason.
Ranks seventh among active NFL players in career receptions ... In 20 games at Santa Monica, he caught 120 passes for 2100 yards and 23 touchdowns.
Is Bengals career leader by wide margins in receptions (751) and receiving yards (10,783) … Buffalo, with two-yard TD in first quarter for game’s opening score ... The Bengals now use the name Ochocinco for all references to him, including notations of statistics and records he posted prior to the change.
2010 HIGHLIGHTS: GENERAL: Tenth-year pro had 67 receptions for 831 yards and four TDs ... He changed his last name to Ochocinco prior to the 2008 season.
Prior to the '70 realignment, one player won four straight league titles.