MONTELL OWENS RUMORS

2012 Waiver Wire Star RB Montell Owens Signs With Detroit

Last season the Jacksonville Jaguars were completely decimated by injuries to the RB position. At one point Montell Owens was called to start and actually played pretty well starting from week 14-16. He compiled 35 carries for 180 yards during that time but suffered a knee injury and wasn’t able to take the field for the season finale. When the Jags brought in Justin Forsett to...
Via FF Locker Room
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions sign special teams ace Montell Owens

The Detroit Lions made a move Thursday to try and improve their much-maligned special-teams units. The club confirmed the signing of running back Montell Owens, who played for Jacksonville the last seven seasons. The Jaguars, who picked him up as an undrafted free agent out of Maine in 2006, released him earlier this month. Owens, 29, was a special-teams selection to the Pro Bowl...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Waiver Wire Star Montell Owens Released By Jaguars

One of the bigger waiver wire stars of 2012, Montell Owens, has been released by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Owens, used primarily as a full back and special teams man, got his shot to start at running back during the week 14 game last  season. That’s how bad it was in Jacksonville last year. Anyway, those that took a chance on him were rewarded to the tune of 102 total yards and...
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May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars release longtime special teams ace Owens

The Jacksonville Jaguars have released special teams ace Montell Owens after seven seasons. The Jaguars want to get younger, so the move was hardly a surprise. Owens, a two-time Pro Bowler, is the latest veteran to leave the rebuilding Jaguars, joining a list that includes cornerback Rashean Mathis, linebacker Daryl Smith and fullback Greg Jones. The team filled one of two open...
Via Fox Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars release Pro Bowler Montell Owens

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have released special teams ace Montell Owens after seven seasons. The Jaguars want to get younger, so the move was hardly a surprise. Owens, a two-time Pro Bowler, is the latest veteran to leave the rebuilding Jaguars, joining a list that includes cornerback Rashean Mathis, linebacker Daryl Smith and fullback Greg Jones. The team...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars Prefer Montell Owens in Special Teams Role

The Florida Times Union reports that the Jaguars would prefer to keep fullback Montell Owens on special teams next season instead of using him as the starting running back.Fantasy Spin:Owens has been decent enough filling in for Maurice Jones-Drew, Rashad Jennings and Jalen Parmele the past few weeks (60 rushing yards per game on 5.1 yards per carry) but the Jacksonville coaching...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Montell Owens Slated To Start Week 15

Jacksonville fullback Montell Owens, who ran for 91 yards on 14 carries and also scored a touchdown Sunday against the Jets, will get another chance to start in Week 15.Fantasy Spin:He'll likely find it tougher against the Dolphins' run defense which is giving up about 34 yards less on the ground than the Jets.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Montell Owens Fares Well vs. Jets

Jacksonville fullback Montell Owens ran for 91 yards on 14 carries and also scored a touchdown Sunday against the Jets.Fantasy Spin:Not bad for the last man standing in the Jaguars' backfield. Owens could find himself as Jacksonville's starting tailback again in Week 15 versus Miami.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jaguars Owens added to Pro Bowl roster

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jaguars fullback Montell Owens has been added to the AFC's Pro Bowl roster. Owens replaces New England's Matthew Slater as the conference's special teams player. Owens joins running back Maurice Jones-Drew as the team's only representative in Hawaii for next Sunday's game. Owens, who was voted to the Pro Bowl in 2010, led the Jaguars...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Owens added to AFC Pro Bowl roster

Jaguars fullback Montell Owens has been added to the AFC's Pro Bowl roster. Owens replaces New England's Matthew Slater as the conference's special teams player. Owens joins running back Maurice Jones-Drew as the team's only representative in Hawaii for next Sunday's game. Owens, who was voted to the Pro Bowl in 2010, led the Jaguars in special teams tackles...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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