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Chad Johnson is getting a kicker workout with the XFL

Chad Javon Johnson, known from 2008–2012 as Chad Ochocinco, is a former American football wide receiver is seen on the sideline before the game between the Green Bay Packers and the Denver Broncos at Lambeau Field on September 22, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images

The XFL kicks off in a few weeks following Super Bowl 54, and at least one big name retired NFL player is looking to get in on the action. Former wide receiver Chad Johnson has been offered a tryout as a kicker in Houston. The teams are in training camp down there, so he could be trying out for one of several teams.

ESPN confirmed the news earlier today. They also pointed out this video of Johnson successfully kicking an allegedly 60-yard field goal.

The XFL will not have extra points, but field goals will still provide an opportunity for kickers to impact the game. There will be XFL fantasy coming up at some point, so you can still potentially work kickers into your rosters!