“Ochocinco will be back in New England next year,” said Schefter, via ESPNBoston.com. “They believe that he’ll spend this offseason immersing himself in the playbook, familiarizing himself with the Patriots’ offense. They’re going to bring all these wide receivers in and let them compete in training camp and the best receivers will play.”
Patriots Expected To Keep Chad Ochocinco
The Patriots are reportedly working on reducing Ochocinco’s cap number of $4.5 million which makes plenty of sense considering his poor 2011 season, paired with the amount of competition that they’ve brought in.