If you had three days in the “How long will Chad Johnson remain quiet after his arrest?” pool, congratulations.
Just as we were expressing amazement that Johnson has said nothing since the Saturday-night incident that left his wife with a gash on her forehead, Johnson issued a statement, via his OCNN.com media outlet.
“I would like to apologize to everyone for the recent events that have occurred,” Johnson said. “I would like to wish Evelyn well and will never say anything bad about her because I truly love her to death. I will continue to be positive and train hard for another opportunity in the NFL. To all the fans and supporters I have disappointed, you have my sincerest apologies. I will stay positive and get through this tough period in my life.”
It’s hard not to view the apology as an implicit confession, especially since he has opted not to “say anything bad” about a person who, if Chad’s version of the events is true, told a lie about him that caused his career in the NFL to end, at least for now.