Terrell Owens suggests Eagles solve WR woes by signing him (pic)
The stars have aligned once again — in a manner of speaking — for Terrell Owens, at least from his perspective. How? The Philadelphia Eagles are hurting at the wide receiver position, so Owens made his annual — or bi-annual, in some years — plea to NFL teams to sign him.
The former wide receiver great, despite being 42 and having not played in the NFL since 2010, pitched the concept of the Eagles signing him in a post to Twitter.
Light workout while in Portugal just in case @Eagles make that call. #TheyCall-iBall …TO81.COM pic.twitter.com/RrfL0wpoI7
— Terrell Owens (@terrellowens) November 10, 2016
While the odds of the Eagles actually taking a flier on T.O. are slim to none — or even more remote — Owens arguably deserves credit for his stubborn-if-not-unrealistic persistence, and his apparent dedication to remaining in NFL-caliber condition.
As far as the Eagles’ wide receiving woes are concerned, the team is struggling with a crew featuring Jordan Matthews, Nelson Agholor, Dorial Green-Beckham and Bryce Treggs. The team does have an open roster spot after cutting Josh Huff last week, but there’s virtually no chance the Eagles will use it on Owens, who previously played for the team in 2004 and 2005.
Maybe next year, T.O.