go to MSN.com
Found December 11, 2012 on Down and Distance:

Via Down And Distance:

Well, just when you think you’ve heard your final whiff about Terrell Owens begging for a job, you hear yet another story.

We all know the story by now of Terrell’s famous tweet begging the Jets to give him a call as they were getting beat by the Houston Texans, resulting in the NFL world calling him desperate.

Apparently Owens was hanging out with the Los Angeles Clippers this summer, and begged that team for a job, too. This according to Clippers star Blake Griffin.

“Terrell Owens is always — he was at our practice facility this summer, begging coaches for a 10-day contract,” Griffin said on the Dan Patrick Show via ProFootballTalk.

While Griffin added that Owens could “play a little bit” his demeanor didn’t say as much. Owens is 39 and hasn’t played a regular season game in the NFL since 2009, so it’s safe to say that he’s done in the league. The Seahawks however did give him a chance and he didn’t make the final roster.

We’ve seen Terrell play ball in several NBA All Star weekend celebrity appearances and he looks like he has a little game, but let’s not forget when he got handled by a 4′ 5″ streetballer.

Seeing as how the Clippers never gave him a chance, he might not make it in the NBA, although the Lakers are looking like they can use a little help.

THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Terrell Owens begs Clippers for a contract

The post Terrell Owens begs Clippers for a contract appeared first on Pass The Pill.

Terrell Owens wanted a shot at playing for the Clippers

Terrell Owens still doesn’t have a job in the NFL. If you’ve followed his career, you recall that Ownes felt he was a pretty good basketball player as well. He thought so much of his skills in fact that he reportedly was trying to finagle his way into a spot on the Clippers roster last [...]
WAS IT WRITTEN IN SHARPIE?

T.O. denies Clippers rumor via statement

The publicist for Terrell Owens released a statement in an effort to refute Blake Griffin's claim that T.O. once begged Clippers coaches for a ten-day contract.

Blake Griffin says T.O. was begging Clippers for a contract

Terrell Owens has always fancied himself an excellent basketball player. After struggling to find work as a professional football player, the 39-year-old unemployed wide receiver apparently was trying to convince the LA Clippers to give him a shot. Clippers forward Blake Griffin was a guest on “The Dan Patrick Show” Tuesday and was asked which football players could play in the...

Terrell Owens releases a statement that he didn’t beg the Clippers to sign him

Free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens took the time to release a statement and deny that he ever begged the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA to sign him. Blake and Terrell are friends. The quote pulled from “The Dan Patrick Show” was taken completely out of context and subsequently made a great headline but is untrue. Terrell never begged to become a Clipper. He is a huge fan...

Terrell Owens begged Los Angeles Clippers for 10-day contract

Former NFL stud wide receiver Terrell Owens has long been working on diversifying his career portfolio.  Owens was cut by the Seattle Seahawks in the preseason, but we learned Tuesday that before he went to the Seahawks’ training camp, he had other ideas. Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin told the Dan Patrick Show that Owens had basketball on his mind and “was at our...

Terrell Owens Begged Clippers For 10-Day Contract

Owens, who was last seen begging the Jets to give him a chance, also begged the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers to sign him, according to Clippers forward Blake Griffin. “Terrell Owens is always — he was at our practice facility this summer, begging coaches for a 10-day contract,” Griffin said on the Dan Patrick Show. Although Griffin allowed that Owens “can play a little...

Blake Griffin says Terrell Owens begged the Clippers for a contract

Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin told the Dan Patrick Show that former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens was as the Clippers’ practice facility begging for a contract. “Terrell Owens is always — he was at our practice facility this summer, begging coaches for a 10-day contract,” Griffin said , per ProFootballTalk.com. Man, has TO really gotten desperate or what?  ...
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Woman previously pulled gun at McDonald's house

While other teams around the National Football League have decided to take action against players charged with violent crimes over the past few weeks, the San Francisco 49ers have remained steadfast in their support of Ray McDoanld and letting the system play out before drawing conclusions. McDonald, an eighth-year defensive tackle from Florida, was arrested on domestic violence...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago

FSU QB's parents to miss first start after giving tickets away

After Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was suspended for the first half of Saturday's game against the Clemson Tigers, sophomore Sean Maguire found out that he'll be getting his first career start in a prime-time conference showdown.Sadly, it doesn't look like his parents are going to be there to see it.According to Brendan Sonnone of the Orlando Sentinel...
Via The Other Paper
3 hours ago

White House urges NFL to crack down on domestic violence

After a long week in the NFL world—which, unfortunately featured more domestic violence-related news rather than the action taking place on the field—fans were hoping Friday was going to be light on the DV news front. And then the White House decided to weigh in about the domestic violence problems the league is facing, because of course they did. They said the NFL "needs...
Via The Sports Daily
3 hours ago

Ron Washington reveals why he resigned from the Rangers

Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington on Thursday made his first public comments since suddenly resigning Sept 5. Washington acknowledged during a news conference that he broke his wife’s trust. The former Rangers skipper did not take questions or go into great detail, but he expressed remorse while addressing reporters. “I was not true to my wife after 42 years. I broke...
Via NESN.com
19 hours ago

Hamilton missed celebration to get chiropractic work done

Josh Hamilton did not take part in the Angels’ celebration on Wednesday night after the team clinched the AL West for the first time since 2009. We said that Hamilton was not around because he wanted to stay away from the alcohol scene. But it turns out Hamilton may have left the clubhouse well before […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago

Tony Gonzalez: RG3 needs to see a sports psychologist

CBS Sports analyst Tony Gonzalez said that injured Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III needs to see a shrink. “I believe in seeing a sports psychologist, because as far as I'm concerned, the way he was looking out there, it was not that old RG3,” Gonzalez said on 106.7 The Fan. “He needs to get back to that guy and feel comfortable in his own skin, where...
Via Intrigue Sports
13 hours ago

Anheuser-Busch can end NFL contract without penalty

Anheuser-Busch has long been one of the NFL’s most prominent sponsors. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, however, the brewing company’s contract with the league isn’t exactly set in stone. A source with a copy of the six-year, $1.2 billion contract told Rovell that Anheuser-Busch could “unilaterally end” it’s deal with the NFL “if a ‘league-wide’ event ‘brings...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago

Cardinals place Dwyer on reserve/non-football illness list

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Cardinals are placing RB Jonathan Dwyer on the reserve/non-football illness list on Thursday. Schefter mentions that this will allow the Cardinals to not to pay him while he’s away from the team. Dwyer was arrested on Thursday for a domestic violence incident that took place back in July. According to police records, the incident involved Dwyer...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 hours ago

Marshall addresses media about domestic violence allegations

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who is the latest NFL player being accused of domestic violence, came out firing in a press conference from the team’s practice facility on Thursday afternoon. As you can imagine, the results were pretty interesting in what was a long-winded session with the media. Marshall addressed the accusations that have been thrown his way by...
Via Sportsnaut
19 hours ago

Vikings release troubled wide receiver Jerome Simpson

Just hours after news broke Minnesota Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson was in trouble with the law, again, the team announced it’s moving on without him. #Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 18, 2014 Simpson had an arraignment scheduled this morning for November 3 because of an incident that occurred on July 7. Police pulled him over and...
Via cover32 - Vikings
16 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.