Fans react to Chad Ochocinco's departure

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19)--Fans around Cincinnati had mixed reactions to the news that Chad Ochocinco, Cincinnati Bengal #85, has been traded to the New England Patriots.

"Hopefully we'll get a quarterback and some wide receivers in and we'll be all good," says fan Justin Christain.

FOX19 talked with him and other fans outside Holy Grail pub in downtown Cincinnati.

"I think it's really good for the Bengals,and will give some young receivers some opportunity," says John Stine.

Other fans has stronger reactions.

"Good riddance" said Griffin Royals.

"I was just like oh man. I mean, people say he's a distraction, but I think the exact opposite. I think he brought a lot to the city, he brought the fans in," says Lionel Brown.

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