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Bengals WR Johnson will have ankle surgery Wednesday

Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chad Johnson is scheduled to undergo ankle surgery Wednesday, reports NFL Network's Adam Schefter.

Johnson is expected to be ready for training camp. Last week, Johnson and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, pointed out that the receiver had bone chips in his ankle that required surgery. Now Johnson is scheduled to have it.

Johnson fully participated in drills for the first time Saturday as the Bengals wrapped up their minicamp. He limited himself to a few drills during workouts on Thursday and Friday, complaining through Rosenhaus that he had a bad ankle.

The Bengals later said Johnson had an ankle problem last season. The team had urged him to get it surgically cleaned out after the final game, but he chose not to do so.

Johnson has been lobbying for a trade since the Bengals went 7-9 last season. The Bengals refused to deal him, and Johnson threatened to sit out the season. He didn't attend any of the team's voluntary workouts. He faced a fine if he didn't attend the mandatory, three-day minicamp last week.

Information from the Associated Press was included in this report

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