Owens Wants To Play For New England

File this under Are You Kidding Me: There is a report put out by WEEI that says that wide receiver Terrell Owens is open to the idea of playing for the New England Patriots.

In an interview with WJMN Radio, Owens addressed his critics by saying that not unlike LeBron James, he could take a lesser role and less money in order to be employed by the Patriots; Owens added:

“People think that they have that perception about me. Of course. Any receiver … what receiver that’s out there that’s had great stats, great careers that didn’t want the ball? I’m no different.”

“But of course — I mean, you’ve got Brady there. You’ve got the great mind, coach Belichick.

“I’m like LeBron. I can go there and take less of a role, take less money and put everything aside and make it work.”

This is funny suff coming from Owens as either he has found religion or he is trying to dupe New England into signing him since Buffalo got their fill of him. I can just see it now. He and Randy Moss – two of the premier problem children in the NFL – being on the same team. As much as I do not care for New England, head coach Bill Bellichick deserves a better fate than this.

Certainly Bob Kraft and the Patriots brass to not take on another head case and find their wide receivers elsewhere – assuming they do go shopping for one.

But certainly there is a team on the West Coast that would take him on. Hint? Silver and Black.

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5 Responses to “Owens Wants To Play For New England”

  1. He still has a couple of years in him

  2. Maybe so, but his “issues” are going to make a lot of teams pass on him.

    There’s a reason why Philadelphia, Dallas and Buffalo got rid of him – none of which have to do with his skill-set.

  3. Kevin Raffay says:

    Sign him. Cut him if he becomes a distraction. Guy caught 5 TDs and 829 yds on the Bills with clowns throwing the ball his way. Imagine what he’d do with Brady throwing and Moss taking the double teams.

  4. These pro athletes are in the custom of trying to clean their name when they are approaching the end of their career. TO has publicly stated he does not want to go down as a troublemaker, so I don’t believe he will be a distraction. He wasn’t in Buffalo. Just picture the Patriots with Moss and TO stretching the defense. Wouldn’t it be worth it, that’s of course if they don’t move him to the slot.

  5. Smooth Criminal says:

    “But certainly there is a team on the West Coast that would take him on. Hint? Silver and Black.”

    Why you lie Steve, why you lie?

    The Raiders definitely don’t need that kind of cancer in the locker room. You saw what happened when Randy Moss was here and how successful that turned out to be. They need to stay the hell away from these big name free agents that’ll only become a distraction if things don’t go their way.

    Recent history has proven that these pickups (Hall, Walker, Moss, Wilson, etc…) NEVER pan out for us, so we should keep developing the talent that we do have.

    That said, I think Pittsburgh would be a great spot for him if Ben Rapelessburger wasn’t suspended the first few games. NE has a good WR corps without him, as do most of the other top contenders. I see him as nothing more than this year’s Marvin Harrison….minus the twitchy index finger.