In his last full season of NFL action with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2010, Terrell Eldorado Owens caught 72 passes for 983 yards and 9 touchdowns. Not bad for an older receiver whose best days are behind him, but not enough for some team to take a chance on TO, especially once he hurt his knee and had off-season knee surgery. That was 2011. After a very brief stint with the Indoor Football League that ended in disgrace, Terrell Owens has been working hard at making an NFL comeback. He found a willing coach in Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks. Terrell Owens signed a one-year contract with Seattle to make his official return to the NFL.
“I know how the business works,” Owens told Yahoo’s Shutdown Corner. ”I’m just hoping that someone can give me a chance. I’m just going to continue to work hard, training camp is going to come up here pretty soon, there are going to be injuries, and things of that nature. I know that there are some teams that need a veteran receiver — whether it’s a No. 1, 2 or 3 — I feel like I can fill all those voids.”
I’d imagine at this point TO is more a third wideout than a first-string star, but he’s big, physical, and he’s always run over the middle. Even though his hands aren’t the best, at this point I imagine he’ll do just about anything to stay with a team and pay off his baby mamas, so you can probably get him to return kickoffs if you want.
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