Three Super Bowl champions have been crowned since the last time Terrell Owens played in a regular-season NFL game. And yet he still talks about coming back. And the media still reacts when he does.
By the way, is that a worm? That worm looks tasty. And it definitely doesn’t look like its body has been repeatedly impaled on a hook that will be buried into my cheek and used to yank me mouth first into a boat.
Anyway, Owens recently explained to BlindsideFootball.com his level of interest in joining the Patriots.
“I think that’s a no-brainer,” Owens said. “You look at what they’ve done over the years. Under the tutelage of Tom [Brady] and Coach Bellichick, 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.”
His interest may be a no-brainer, but the issue is a non-starter. The Patriots have no interest in Owens, as Jeff Howe reported last month on the always-free Boston Herald website after Owens played pitch-and-catch with Brady in the vicinity of Castle Bundchen.
Actually, no team has any interest in Owens. The Seahawks gave him a chance last year, but he didn’t make it past the first wave of roster cuts. Since then, there have been no offers, workouts, meetings, anything.
So until someone signs him or displays any/some interest in Owens, we’ll consider him to be involuntarily retired. The only question is whether three more Super Bowl champions will be crowned before it becomes a voluntary retirement.