Originally written on This Given Sunday  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Cincinnati-bengals

Terrell Owens is one of the most controversial receivers to ever play in the NFL. When he sits down to talk, not only do we listen, but we try to poke and prod him in controversial directions that make for a good show.

In an interview with ESPN Dallas' Ben & Skin show, Owens was asked about Tony Romo, but Owens was reluctant to answer. After some pushing, Owens let loose his latest jewel in a seemingly endless list of one liners and soundbytes.

“With that situation, dude, I’ve kind of lost my respect for that situation. Man, that’s a guy I shed tears for, I went to bat for. Then obviously, ultimately I’m not in Dallas anymore and I know he definitely had a hand in that. So, again, it’s one of those things that you kind of just have to bite your tongue and keep moving on, you know what I mean?

I just happened to be one of those guys that really voiced my opinion. I wasn’t the only one who thought that way. There were games that other guys were open. I wasn’t saying that to get the ball thrown to me a lot more times, I was all about winning -- I think if you really ask my teammates that they’ll really convey that and they’ll tell you honestly that’s what I’m about.”

It's no secret that Tony Romo and Terrell Owens parted on less than ideal terms, but the fact that Owens is still talking about it is somewhat surprising. Of course, we have to credit Owens for holding off on his comment if only for a moment. Owens is a very capable veteran receiver, and I'm not sure that he's the same poisonous receiver that he once was.

Owens Tony Romo comments weren't the only significant tidbits of the interview. Earlier in the show, Owens indicated that he thought he'd be back on the field in the NFL in 2012.

"I know I’ll be somewhere during the course of the season, it’s just a matter of playing this waiting game and staying in shape. I know I’m capable of playing this year."

I don't know many fans that would be against seeing Owens give a championship run one more shot. It makes for great storylines, great TV, and great interviews following games. I'm hoping a team finds room on their roster to sign him. It just takes one team to make a run at Owens, and he wouldn't likely be very expensive. There's only one thing that seems truly clear with Owens comeback attempt. He's not heading to play for the Cowboys anytime soon.

[follow]

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

WATCH: Blatt has special message for LeBron

Shaq once threatened to murder Kobe Bryant

Bryce Harper: Mike Trout is the best player in baseball

Report: Wilson skipped OTAs to attend funeral with Graham

Antonio Brown on contract: 'I've got enough' money

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Kaepernick posts insensitive joke about Houston floods

50 Cent’s boxing company files for bankruptcy

Rangers-Lightning Game 6: Prediction for elimination game

Phillies GM says team's fans 'don't understand the game’

Adrian Peterson reportedly has considered retirement

Report: Bulls could cheat Tom Thibodeau out of coaching jobs

FIFA officials arrested, to be extradited to US for corruption

WATCH: LeBron throws down huge dunk from inside FT line

Nick Saban says he caught 6-foot, 180-pound fish

WATCH: Vin Scully tells story about Gomes being attacked by wolf

WATCH: Kris Bryant launches home run off scoreboard

Transfer rumors: Drogba, Pirlo and Gomez linked to MLS

Robinson Cano's slump: The good news, the bad news

Joe Maddon unhappy over Cubs’ ‘awkward schedule’

Buck Showalter takes shot at Marlins over management

UGA wants SEC to ban transfers with 'serious misconduct' issues

Cavs' Kevin Love cleared to travel with team

Four crazy stats from the NBA Playoffs thus far

NFL 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!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Transfer rumors: Drogba, Pirlo and Gomez linked to MLS

Cano's slump: The good news, bad news

Disappointments of the MLB season

UGA wants SEC to ban transfers with misconduct issues

Long's great reaction to Bears releasing McDonald

Crazy stats from the NBA Playoffs

WATCH: Curry leaves game after nasty fall

Royals' Guthrie sets records in blowout

Bears cut McDonald after incident

Report: Pierce could opt out of contract

The Talented Mr. Blatt

Is Dellavedova a dirty player?

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.