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Chad Johnson Listed in 'NFL 100 Greatest Characters' List 


Former Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson came in at No. 14 on the NFL 100 "Greatest Characters" List.

Johnson played with the Bengals from 2001-10 and holds the franchise record for receptions (766), receiving yards (10.783) and touchdown receptions (66).

As part of the #NFL100 campaign celebrating the league's centennial season, Johnson joined fellow Bengals icons Ickey Woods and Sam Wyche on the list. Woods came in at No. 57, while Wyche checked in at No. 53.

NFL 100 Greatest is a series that airs from Weeks 2-11 with two, one-hour episodes airing back-to-back each Friday night, counting down the greatest across five categories: Plays, Games, Characters, Game Changers and Teams.

The NFL and the Associated Press came together to select the 100 greatest in the five categories, comprising an 80-person blue ribbon panel. In addition to the rankings, NFL Films conducted more than 400 interviews with celebrities, current NFL stars and legends.

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