Chad Johnson Recalls Wanting to Fight Ray Lewis After Game for Huge Hit

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistFebruary 28, 2014

BALTIMORE - SEPTEMBER 7: Linebacker Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens speaks with Chad Ocho Cinco #85 of the Cincinnati Bengals at M & T Bank Stadium on September 7, 2008 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens won 17-10. (Photo by Ned Dishman/Getty Images)
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Even though he hasn't played for an NFL team in a couple of years, Chad Johnson is still finding ways to entertain.

The man formerly known as Ochocinco shared a "Throwback Thursday" story this week—and it was pretty hilarious to think about.

Knowing the kind of guy Johnson is, though, it was probably all in good fun.

When the receiver was playing for the Cincinnati Bengals, he was the victim of a huge hit by Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. Johnson apparently thought it was a little too vicious, which led to the wideout looking to confront the linebacker:

He also talked about a pregame confrontation:

Johnson checks in at 6'1", 188 pounds. Lewis is 6'1", 240 pounds. Even with those measurements, Johnson apparently wasn't afraid of the linebacker.

Again, this was probably all in good fun. Johnson and Lewis have made it no secret that they have a lot of respect for each other, as The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson tweeted:

Ochocinco, NFL fans everywhere miss your knack for entertaining.

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