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The Ochocinco celebration we missed out on

We missed out on what could have been a great Chad Johnson celebration, all because the Bengals decided to play their backups in a meaningless Week 17 game.

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Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson had many great celebrations during his Bengals career.

There was the Riverdance, the proposal, the camera takeover, the golf put with the pylon, the chicken dance and many more. But, it appears we missed out on what could have been another great touchdown celebration.

Johnson made a Radio Row appearance during Super Bowl week with Yahoo Sports, during which he discussed the celebration that wasn’t.

For the Bengals' January 1, 2006 game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Johnson planted "Easy Buttons" in both end zones by the goal posts. But, the Bengals ended up playing their backups for most of the game with the playoffs locked up and no ability to get a bye even if they won. The Chiefs beat the Bengals 37-3.

As the score shows, Johnson never scored, (Jon Kitna was the quarterback for quarters two through four) and wasn't able to do his pre-planned celebration with the Easy button.

"I was supposed to score, supposed to score that game and pull the easy buttons out and run to Carson (Palmer) and have him hit it,” Johnson said. “But I didn't score that game.”

What a shame. I bet it would have been great.