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No NFL teams show up for Terrell Owens workout

Posted on: October 25, 2011 7:29 pm
Edited on: October 26, 2011 9:32 am
 
Posted by Will Brinson

You might be shocked to hear this, but not a lot of NFL teams are interested in watching Terrell Owens run around a field shirtless. Or, alternately, they're not interested in signing him -- not a single team showed up to the workout Owens had in California on Tuesday.

Owens agent Drew Rosenhaus said prior to the workout that he wouldn't be surprised if teams avoided the trip to California, but chalked the absence of personnel people more to an ability to watch video of Owens than a lack of interest in the player. Owens sounded more realistic.

"I only need one team," Owens said. "I only need one chance."

Physically, Owens looked in impressive shape given his age -- he'll be 38 in December -- and looked quick.

"I don't feel as old as my age actually is," Owens said. "Honestly, you're only as old as what people say you are."

No one's ever doubted Owens skill, regardless of his age. The bigger problem is that Owens is a notorious pain when it comes to his locker-room presence, and that's something that a contending team isn't likely to deal with, unless it's desperate.

What kind of team would that be? Well, the Titans have expressed interest in Owens, but even Rosenhaus admitted that it was a "running interest" (read: alternately hot and cold) and they're a possibility for the wideout because Kenny Britt's done for the year.

But although Owens put up nice numbers in Cincinnati last year, he wasn't exactly an explosive downfield threat, much less a true No. 1 wideout, which is what Tennessee needs.

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How about the Raiders? Well, Owens, who played with Carson Palmer last year, wouldn't rule it out.

"Well, I'm very familiar with Carson and if that situation comes up, then definitely I'll have to assess that and talk with my agent," Owens said. "But at this point and at this stage in my career I definitely want to go to a contender. I want to compete for a Super Bowl."

But that doesn't mean he wouldn't play for a non-contender.

"No I'm not going to give up," Owens said about the possibility of retiring if a contender wasn't interested.

He might have to consider giving up, though. There's probably no more than a 20-percent chance that an NFL team signs him, but like T.O. said, maybe there's a chance.

Although if he's at the point where he's filming himself playing football, it might be time to get concerned he's crossed into Uncle Rico territory.

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beer is great
Since: Mar 18, 2011
Posted on: October 25, 2011 10:52 pm
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mowse
Since: Jan 1, 2007
Posted on: October 25, 2011 10:44 pm
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Since: Aug 29, 2006
Posted on: October 25, 2011 10:42 pm
 

No NFL teams show up for Terrell Owens workout

and am still laughing he held a workout first of all, second no one came to his me party. Oh and he is talking like playing for the Raiders is an option he is deciding on... lol no one wants him. Its your Party TO you can cry if you want to lol



Since: Aug 29, 2006
Posted on: October 25, 2011 10:40 pm
 

No NFL teams show up for Terrell Owens workout

"I only need one team," Owens said. "I only need one chance." TO always says I when it comes to team....



Since: Apr 26, 2011
Posted on: October 25, 2011 10:25 pm
 

No NFL teams show up for Terrell Owens workout

Love the Uncle Rico reference.  Dead on.



Since: Feb 23, 2010
Posted on: October 25, 2011 10:13 pm
 

No NFL teams show up for Terrell Owens workout

After what all the teams that signed him had to put up with, sucks to be Terrell Owens! He probably can improve his chances to sign by getting rid of his agent also, who wants to do business with Jerk Rosenhaus..



Since: Sep 25, 2011
Posted on: October 25, 2011 10:11 pm
 

No NFL teams show up for Terrell Owens workout

TO is a 38 year old ego trip......there was a time when he could have changed the perception/persona he has but did not.....I've always heard when you make your bed you gotta sleep in it!  Sad but true.



Since: Mar 20, 2007
Posted on: October 25, 2011 10:07 pm
 

No NFL teams show up for Terrell Owens workout

Karma is a beeeatch T.O.  Bet you wouldn't demand a trade now lol.



Since: Oct 5, 2010
Posted on: October 25, 2011 9:58 pm
 

No NFL teams show up for Terrell Owens workout

TO could definitely help the Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Bucs, Tennessee Titans and a bunch of the also rans. The guy is arguably the second best receiver to lace them up and he has produced wherever he has gone. Someone will pick him up!!!


whatumean
Since: Oct 10, 2011
Posted on: October 25, 2011 9:57 pm
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