Ochocinco, Hernandez haggle for No. 85
Chad Ochocinco is taking his talents to semirural Massachusetts, but there's just one problem.
The New England Patriots already have a player who wears jersey No. 85 -- tight end Aaron Hernandez.
Of course, the concept of an athlete coming to a new team and paying another player for the right to a jersey number is nothing new. But given the fact that Ochocinco changed his name to Ochocinco in 2008, we suspect he has a bit more emotional investment than a typical player.
That might be why Ochocinco offered so much to Hernandez in this contract, which Page 2 acquired from its network of highly dubious sources. Take a look:
Illustration by Kurt Snibbe
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