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Chad Johnson of Dolphins: 'I don't do media anymore'

Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin's message to Chad Johnson about his liberal use of f-bombs has worked. Although Johnson might be going overboard in his effort to avoid embarrassing the Dolphins again.

"I don't do media anymore," Johnson said while walking past a group of reporters Wednesday, according to the Miami Herald.

This is the Chad Johnson we saw with the New England Patriots. He essentially refused to do media last year, then said last week it felt "good to breathe again."

Apparently he's holding his breath again. We've read that Johnson will do better on the field in Miami because he can show his personality, which is a ridiculous line of reasoning. Is he in trouble now because he's not talking?

Johnson sent a clear message through to his Twitter followers Wednesday: "Stupid Focused."

Philbin sounds fine with Johnson's new approach.

"I expressed to Chad, that you're in a position to influence people. Use it as a positive," Philbin said. "There's a right way to kind of represent this organization and yourself, and a way that's not going to be us."

It's not like Johnson won't be doing any media. Those "Hard Knocks" cameras still will be rolling.

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