I really like Chad Johnson, both as a player and for the way he brings fun to the game. The fun stuff never bothers me.
Having said that, I wouldn't trade two draft picks to acquire him if I were the general manager of any team. The word is the Bengals would be seeking two picks, either a first and a third, or two second-round picks, for Johnson if they are to deal him. In addition, Johnson wants a new deal from his new team.
That means trading two premium picks and paying him? Not a chance. But somebody will do it. There is a report that the Washington Redskins are interested. Shocking. Isn't that right in Dan Snyder's wheelhouse? He gets a name player, his team gets more attention, and he acts like he knows what he's doing.
This would just be another in the long line of horrible moves for the Redskins. In this pursuit, they probably won't be alone. The Dallas Cowboys and others could be in the mix as well. If the price were a second-round pick for Johnson, I'd do it. Anything more and you can forget about it. Draft picks are far too valuable. You can find receivers. After all, Johnson was a second-round pick himself.
So no to Ocho Cinco. At least if I was the guy making the decision.