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Bengals Receiver is Taking a Big Risk by Attempting to Ride a Bull

If you haven't heard (there's no way you haven't heard), Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco will be attempting to ride a bull this weekend. If he stays on it for eight seconds, he gets $10,000, a new Ford F-150 and he gets to rename the bull (he says he'll name it Marvin Lewis). If he doesn't stay on the bull for eight seconds (more than likely) he gets nothing and the bull will be named #58 No Show Cinco. 

There's another scenario, though, and this one is really just as likely: Chad Ochocinco gets hurt while trying to ride a bull. When (if) Ochocinco climbs up on top of 1,600 pounds of pissed off bull, he should know that he's taking a huge risk, not only with his health but also with his future in the NFL.

You see, it's very possible, that if Ochocinco hurts himself to the point that he can't play football when the 2011 season starts, according to The Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy, his contract with the Bengals could be void.

@joereedy I'm assuming that if Chad gets hurt while attempting to ride a 1500 lb bull, his contract w/ the #Bengals would be void, correct?less than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

@Jason_Garrison Sounds like it is going to be 1,600 lbs. and yes once the lockout ends it would beless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

We've speculated whether or not the Bengals would keep Chad Ochocinco on the roster for the 2011 season. It would cost them $6 million to keep him and roughly half that to let him walk out the door. However, if he were to sustain a serious bodily injury, like being gored, stepped on, kicked, stabbed, shot or anything else a huge pissed off animal with horns would want to do to an unwanted pathetic human on its back, the Bengals could find themselves Chad-less in 2011 for exactly $0.

I'm not saying that I want that to happen because that would be a really terrible thing for me to do. However, he should do everything in his power to stay safe while riding the massive beast, because if he doesn't, he could find himself jobless when the lockout ends.

Unti then, here's a little taste of what Ochocinco is in store for.