T.O. drops “my brother did it” excuse, defends his criticism of McNabb contract

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On the last episode of As the T.O. Turns, Bengals receiver Terrell Owens claimed that his “brother” had authored the Twitter message criticizing Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb.

On Tuesday night’s episode of The T.Ocho Show, Owens discusses the situation — and he says nothing about his brother posting messages onto T.O.’s Twitter page.

Apparently, then, Owens has ditched the lame excuse.  And he has offered in its place a couple of other lame excuses.

The full segment already is posted at the Versus website.  Owens now claims that his criticism was directed not at McNabb but at the team, given that the organization had benched McNabb only two weeks earlier.

Owens also argued that, since the media can take shots at players, players should be entitled to say what they want to say regarding other players.  And then Owens wrapped up the answer by babbling about how the media won’t talk about his performances on the field.

Actually, plenty in the media had been praising Owens for a five-game stretch in which he caught seven touchdown passes and averaged more than 136 receiving yards.  Plenty in the media also have been pointing out T.O.’s case of alligator arms against the Colts.

We wonder whether Owens will address his most recent game in any portion of Tuesday night’s show.

28 responses to “T.O. drops “my brother did it” excuse, defends his criticism of McNabb contract

  1. Your obsession over one man’s comments is ridiculous. He literally can’t say ANYTHING without you putting it under a microscope and calling him a cry baby or diva. Tom Brady throws a temper tantrum on his team the other day it gets called leadership.. T.O. does the same and its called “cancer”. He was stating the obvious about McNabb’s performance. Florio all he did was say the exact same thing the rest of the country was actually thinking while watching McNabb play that game. Leave him the hell alone already.

  2. Why does anyone pay attention to this jack ass?

    Stop quoting him.
    Stop recording him.
    Stop asking him his opinion.

  3. That’s good, Florio, I see what you did there, “TO drops…” yeah, he drops a lot of stuff, doesn’t he?

  4. Dude completely gave up on that one interception…then didn’t attempt to make a tackle. What a jackass.

  5. I want TO to keep thinking he’s relevant/not a joke. It’ll make it that much more enjoyable when he’s a penniless shambles in about 5 years.

  6. It won’t be long now. The clock is ticking on TO’s NFL career and he knows it. He’s like a bad kid just before a time out trying to explain his way out of punishment.

  7. I live by Cincinnati and if I see him out he will be verbally abused by yours truly. He needs his ass kicked so bad but I’d be lying to say I can take him. If I can piss him off enough to hit me that will be a nice pay day.

  8. @demolition510 says: Nov 16, 2010 9:51 PM writes:
    They couldn’t think of a better name than the T. Ocho Show?

    Well, yes but Ronde and his evil twin Scooter, stole “The Barber Shop”, so that one couldn’t be used. Funny thing, though…I don’t hear that show being advertised anymore.

    On the other hand, did you really expect light comedy and creative thinking from Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens?

  9. @ cincinnasti says:

    “…Tom Brady throws a temper tantrum on his team the other day it gets called leadership.. T.O. does the same and its called “cancer”…”

    ———————–

    Brady’s outburst was leadership. To compare the two is laughable at best.
    Brady wasn’t hiding behind a Twitter account.
    Brady is known as a leader and a winner.
    Brady’s fellow players respect his opinions and leadership.
    Brady and his teammates went on to whip Pittsburgh’s ass, and sit at 7-2.

    Show me a similarity.

  10. cincinnasti says:
    Nov 16, 2010 9:50 PM
    Your obsession over one man’s comments is ridiculous. He literally can’t say ANYTHING without you putting it under a microscope and calling him a cry baby or diva. Tom Brady throws a temper tantrum on his team the other day it gets called leadership.. T.O. does the same and its called “cancer”. He was stating the obvious about McNabb’s performance. Florio all he did was say the exact same thing the rest of the country was actually thinking while watching McNabb play that game. Leave him the hell alone already.
    ——————————————————————-
    Tom Brady doesn’t play the race card during his temper tantrums. TO deserves every bit of criticism he gets.

  11. Two high points for Eagles fans this year – Shanahan benching Mcnabb for Grossman, and T.O.’s tweet. Both extremely entertaining.

  12. Only one Bengal fan in here trying to defend him.

    That tells you how sick everyone is of this guys tired act.

    He’s having a nice season but he isn’t the focus of the media because he plays on a bad team.

  13. I agree with cincinnasti – Many athletes (like Brett Farve) get a free pass. There seems to be an obsession with others (i.e. – Vick, TO, Ocho). TO has not done anything as bad as Farve. Cheating on and publicly humiliating his wife and family. Not showing up for training camp, refusing to mentor Aaron Rogers, breaking the hearts of the Packers fans…Imagine if Vick had sent a picture of his genitals to an Eagles employee? One thing I can say about Farve, he IS NOT a consumer of male enhancement products – lol

  14. What’s it called when one lies on one’s own Twitter account … a “Twie?”

    Does that make old man Owens a Twier?

  15. @nicalooch:

    so what exactly is this “race card?”

    I’ve heard that term tossed around quite a bit. But I have yet to hear an intelligent definition of it.

  16. He is having a good year…but he has the most targets of any WR in the entire league and has caught 59 balls out of 107 targets. I know Palmer’s issues are to blame for part of that but not all of it.

  17. Very well said cincinnasti. T.O. is known for being opinionated but I think recently its been pretty exaggerated. When he’s quiet, it’s always “a matter of time” until he says something. He makes any comment, all everyone thinks is “here he goes again.” But what does he do off the field besides talk? NOTHING. Where are his arrests? Where are his DUIs? Where are his lewd text messages, his fights at the club, his jail time? Besides his accidental overdose of a few years ago, T.O. has been relatively drama-free compared to some other athletes. So he likes to run his mouth. Don’t all of us come on this forum and run our mouths too? I mean damn.

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