T.O. wants to play for the Patriots; Can he deliver?
This situation with the New England Patriots is not looking good. They barely beat the Buffalo Bills and while they got the win against the Jets, it was an ugly one. The Patriots team we once knew doesn't seem to be as great. Key missing components are some good wide receivers. Wes Welker is gone, now receiving passes from Peyton Manning with the Denver Broncos. In an interview with the Boston Globetalked about the possibility:
“Obviously the situation with the Patriots, they are starting out with a lot of new guys,” Owens told the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn. “You never know how management is thinking, what their process is as far as bringing in veterans.
T.O. also understands that at 39, he's considered ancient:
“I understand they may look at my age as an issue but I'm not your average 39-year-old. I think if you watch me work out, I'm not really concerned about injuries or anything like that. Plus, I'll be getting paid the vet minimum, so it's not like I am asking for any extra incentive in my contract."
That is the truth, but let's talk about his performance. In 2012 he lasted only 12 days with the Seattle Seahawks and had more dropped passes than receptions. Since then, he hasn't played with a team. Owens feels it's not missed passes, but his past that's the lingering problem:
“I think it's the reputation of the things I've done in the past," he said. "People won't let my mistakes die. It's just puzzling for me. I'm just keeping my faith, staying patient, and praying I get another opportunity.”
Prayer is what Terrell Owens will need to get this comeback, and since he's teaming up with Iyanla Vanzant to get his life "fixed" the T.O. of the past may be history. I just hope it's not too late.Seeing Terrell Owens play again would be worth watching. I'll guess we'll just have to wait. What do you think?Your Jersey Girlfriend,~Angela Davis
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