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NFL: 'Financial obligation remains' before Ocho Cinco on jersey

Updated: September 7, 2008, 8:20 PM ET
By James Walker | ESPN.com

BALTIMORE -- Just when everyone thought it was over with the legal name change with Chad Ocho Cinco, the NFL threw a last-minute monkey wrench into his plans.

According to a press release by the Cincinnati Bengals, the NFL informed Ocho Cinco earlier Sunday that he will have to wear his original name on the back of his jersey. Ocho Cinco stepped on the field Sunday with the nameplate "C. Johnson."

The receiver had a legal name change in the state of Florida this summer so he ...

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