Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 12/30/11
It's been a rough year for one Terrell Eldorado Owens. After catching 72 passes for 983 yards and nine touchdowns for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2010 — his third NFL team in three seasons -- the possible future Hall of Famer was persona non grata in NFL personnel offices. Less the victim of any blackballing and more the recipient of a bill from Father Time, Owens showed in an October workout attended by no NFL teams that six months after knee surgery, he possessed very little of the burst needed to play his position at the highest level. Owens had received an offer from the Chicago Rush of the Indoor Football League soon after that workout, but no acceptance was forthcoming. Perhaps it was the relatively low stake given to players in the IFL -- $225 per game, plus bonuses for winning. However, another IFL team has upped the ante considerably, and it appears that Owens and agent Drew Rosenhaus might just take the bait. According to the Associated Press, the Allen Wranglers have offere...
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