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Chad Johnson tweets he’s prepping for a Raiders workout

Wearing a Raiders helmet, black shorts and a black T-shirt, former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson lined up as if ready for the ball to be snapped.

He tweeted that photo of himself Tuesday, saying he was “getting ready for a workout with the Raiders.”

A Raiders spokesman said he wasn’t aware of any scheduled workouts with Johnson, who last played in the NFL in the 2011 season with the New England Patriots.

The 42-year-old, who between 2008 and 2012 was known as Chad Ochocinco, insisted in a tweet to Raiders cornerback Amik Robertson that he was serious.

“Get ready, cause I’m coming back, see you in camp!!” Johnson tweeted to Robertson.

Robertson said he looked forward to seeing Johnson.

“See you soon GOAT!” Robertson tweeted.

Contact reporter Mark Anderson at manderson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @markanderson65 on Twitter.

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