Don't know if this is old news or not, but Ocho admits that the reason he hasn't played much isn't because hes lost it, its because he just doesn't understand the system well enough to play without thinking about it. Whcih slows him down. I know that theory has been kicked around, but this validates it. Ochocinco finds himself in odd place as Patriots strive for Super Bowl win - NFL - Yahoo! Sports The answer is fairly simple. By Ochocincoâ€™s own admission, he doesnâ€™t know the offense well enough to play without thinking, particularly when New England goes to its hurry-up attack. Instead of simply reacting to situations, heâ€™s going through the steps in his head and that makes him a step too slow. After reading this i had a thought. Given that Gronk won't be 100% could BB throw in a few Ocho friendly plays, plays like he ran in Cinncy. It would catch the Giants off guard.