Since Chad Ochocinco doesn’t really seem that interested in having Tom Zbikowski whoop his ass, the Bengals wide receiver has found a safer way to spend his time during a work stoppage.
He’s playing soccer.
Sporting Kansas City — apparently not the “Kansas City Sporting” — is a team in Major League Soccer. They indicated that Ocho may not be guaranteed to actually get in a game:
“Excited to have @ochocinco coming in to tryout/train with the team next week. More details to come,” said the team’s Twitter feed.
Let him play. If NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle can let George Plimpton kinda-sorta play in an NFL exhibition game, surely the MLS can allow Ocho to run around on the field for a few minutes.
It’s not like we have anything else to cover next week.