There was something sad about Terrell Owens' open job audition Wednesday. Sure, Owens is a complete idiot, and no reasonable human being would expect NFL teams to fall over each other to sign a 37-year-old wideout coming off an injury with just 10 weeks left in the season. But it was still sad to see an act of such naked desperation.
Of course no one from the NFL showed up at the workout. Of course only media were there. The event was a perfect microcosm of Owens' career: Many people paid attention but ultimately there was nothing to see.
The NFL's Bucky Brooks actually went to the trouble of attending the session and do a full scouting report on the ex-Eagle, a job I'm sure Brooks was just ecstatic to be assigned. Anyway, his assessment was blunt:
Owens is not at a point physically where he can make an immediate contribution to a team. The combination of age, character and injury history will certainly make him a tough sell to teams looking to add a veteran playm...