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Aug 11, 2012; Seattle, WA, USA; NFL: Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Terrell Owens (10) walks back to the lockerroom following a 27-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Terrell Owens Says He’d Play For The Patriots


Earlier on in the off-season, Terrell Owens was spotted working out with Danny Amendola, and Tom Brady at USC. Many people began to speculate that maybe a possible deal could be in the works, which is still a bit ridiculous to think. “I think that’s a no-brainer,” Owens said in a recent interview with BlindsideFootball.com. “You look at what they’ve done over the years. Under the tutelage of Tom and Coach Belichick [sic], I think the sky would be the limit in terms of what I’d be able to do. Considering my body of work and my history of playing the game.”

Those are some strong word from Owens, but the last thing you should worry about is the Patriots signing Owens to a one year-deal. Things didn’t workout in Seattle last summer when he was part of the team during the pre-season and he was nothing but a distraction and a disappointment in my opinion. He struggled to hold onto the football, and even if the Patriots decide to go with a veteran wide receiver that is without a job currently they should decide to go with Braylon Edwards. The issue with Terrell Owens isn’t about shape, because clearly he’s still in amazing shape for his age. The actual issue is that he’s not the same player he once was regardless of his 40 time.

My take on what Terrell Owens said is that the media is making it out to be something big. It’s truly not, no NFL teams are giving him a chance especially at his age. He would take any job with any team if they offered him a contract. It was reported almost a year ago that Owens was broke and if he’s still struggling that bad, of course he’d take any job offered if it involves the right cash. The “No-Brainer” comment would be to any team if they offered him a deal.

One thing for sure is, don’t worry he’s not coming to New England and he isn’t coming back to the NFL either. Owens has had a great career in the NFL, but he’s not the same player he was.

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  • Josh L

    “He struggled to hold onto the football”…?! He dropped one pass in a preseason game.

    I work in Boston kid, let me know when you want to throw the ball around. We’ll see if you catch every one. TO can still play w/the best of them, I don’t think you’ve got a clue.

    • Kristian Lundgaard

      I actually watched him in practice, and that’s where he struggled the most as he didn’t get too many targets in those games. He quit on a deep route during the same game where he dropped that pass. He still showed that he has an attitude problem. Like I said, Braylon Edwards is a better option as he outplayed him during his time with the Seahawks. You do realize he briefly played for an indoor team before being for “lack of effort right”? T.O. no question is in amazing shape for his age, but is not the same player and is a huge distraction. I don’t appreciate that comment as I do know what I’m talking about, but you are entitled to an opinion.

    • Kristian Lundgaard

      He was targeted 5 times in his first game and caught zero passes. T.O. can’t not still play in this league, if he could why isn’t he playing?

  • Hal Bent

    I have no problem with the Patriots considering any and all wide receivers with size to catch the ball in the red zone, be a deep threat, or be someone to throw the ball to outside the numbers on the sidelines; that said, T.O. is 39 and has been out of the NFL the past two years…not sure there is a lot of value there. If I’m the Patriots, I’d rather they work on bringing back Brandon Lloyd on a one-year short-money with incentives deal, or bring in Devery Henderson as a potential veteran deep threat in camp if Stallworth is not healthy.