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
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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