NFL Legend Chad Johnson Claims He Watched Roger Stone Get Arrested

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Legendary NFL receiver Chad Johnson claimed he was in the area as Roger Stone was arrested Friday morning.

Stone was taken into custody after being charged with seven criminal counts, including making false statements to Congress, witness tampering and obstruction of a government proceeding. (RELATED: Roger Stone Arrested)

Well, our guy Ochocinco apparently was in the neighborhood at the time because he tweeted Friday morning, “FBI arrested my neighbor Roger before my morning jog, I’ve only seen shit like that in movies, crazy to start to my Friday.”

Now, I want to be clear up front here. Chad Johnson has been known to be a bit of an exaggerator, but I love to believe he was just chilling outside as the tactical team rolled up.

Just imagine Johnson getting in a nice workout and then armored vehicles rolling up to Roger’s house.

The look on Johnson’s face would be internet gold.


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Here’s the other thing, why wouldn’t Johnson have whipped out his phone? He loves attention, and getting video of Stone getting arrested would have lit up the internet Friday.

I’m not going to buy this right away that Johnson was present, but I’m holding out hope. It’s great to envision.