Chad Johnson Left An Insane Tip At A Steakhouse Just To Troll The Chargers

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Twelve years ago, Chad Johnson broke the previous Bengals record for most receiving yards in a game by racking up 260 yards and two touchdowns in a losing effort to the Chargers. The six-time Pro Bowler was transcendent in 2006–finishing the season with 87 receptions for a league leading 1,369 yards and 7 touchdowns.

Fast forward over a decade, Johnson is now 40 and has been out of the league for six years, but the flamboyant wideout reminisces joyously about his best season in the NFL. Just take a look at this tip he left for after a lunch at Smith & Wollensky in Miami on Sunday.


Johnson wrote:

“I once had 260 yards against the Chargers” (I love you)

That’s a 185 percent tip for those of you scoring at home.

This ain’t the first time Johnson has made headlines for his generous tipping. Back in February, he gave a 342 per cent tip at an Applebee’s when he left a $207 tip on a $61 restaurant bill.

Or, as Fox Sports points out, back in January when Johnson turned 40, he promised his Twitter followers that anyone who could prove they had the same birthday as him would receive $500.

He wasn’t fucking around.

Chad’s gon’ Chad.

[h/t Fox Sports]

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