- Aug 1, 1997
- Reaction score
- Sunset, La
By SHELDON MICKLES
Published: Nov 20, 2006
NEW ORLEANS — After hauling in 11 passes for a club-record 260 yards in his team’s last outing, which was his first 100-yard game of the season, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson had his swagger back Sunday.
<?XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX = O /><O></O>
He swaggered into the Superdome and swaggered out with six receptions for 190 yards and three scores, leaving New Orleans Saints cornerback Fred Thomas in his wake most of the day in the Bengals’ 31-16 win.
Johnson caught touchdowns of 41, 60 and 4 yards from quarterback Carson Palmer and also had a 48-yard grab that set up his final TD. On each play, Thomas was defending although there was a busted coverage on the first TD that capped the Bengals’ first possession. Full Story!