Best of 2011: Chad Ochocinco Traded to Patriots

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Chad Ochocinco and Tom Brady on the practice field on Friday morning at the Patriots training camp (image from SportsCenter's official Twitter @SportsCenter))

From Local 12 WKRC Cincinnati, a report echoes what has been vaguely rumored on the Twitterverse for hours- Ochocinco to the Pats.

Per the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Joe Reedy, the deal with the Patriots “has been renegotiated to a three-year deal“. From an Adam Schefter tweet, “To get WR Chad Ochocinco from Cincinnati, New England surrendered a 5th-round pick in 2012 and a 6th-round pick in 2013.” In addition, the Patriots did not renegotiate Ochocinco’s contract payment for 2011. He will still receive $6 million this year, but the rest of the details on the new contract have not been revealed.

Here’s what Ochocinco tweeted himself at 5:56 pm:

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