Chad Johnson scores first CFL TD, hugs official who doesn’t return the embrace

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Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson scored his first Canadian Football League regular season touchdown on Friday night, and it was no bunny.

Johnson, who’s now playing for the Montreal Alouettes, got behind the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ secondary and hauled in a 46-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Troy Smith, giving his club a 7-3 first-quarter lead.

After the touchdown, Johnson embraced side judge Jocelyn Paul, who remained stoic and didn’t return the hug. Johnson then dropped to his left knee and was greeted by his happy teammates.

The touchdown was the 36-year-old Johnson’s first in a regular season pro football game since December 18, 2011, when he caught a 33-yard scoring pass from Tom Brady as a member of the New England Patriots.