Posted by Will Brinson
Terrell Owens, as is typical of the wide receiver, didn't leave Dallas on a good note.
Fortunately -- for the media anyway -- he's playing Dallas tonight in the 2010 Hall of Fame game, this time as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals. (Quick aside: Um, football's here. YEEEESSS.) So, naturally, Owens was asked about his run with the Cowboys. From David Moore of the Dallas Morning-News :
"I think it was short-lived,'' Owens said. "I was prematurely let go. Things like that happen. You have to take the bitter with the sweet and you move on.
"Do I think I probably should still be there? Yeah. But that's not the case. You deal with that situation as it comes. I think a lot of people know there are some unfortunate things that happened there.
"Again, I still stand by the things I said and what was done and I know it wasn't my fault.''
That's not necessarily unfair -- Owens was plenty productive with Dallas, but it became clear that things weren't working out between the player and the organization.
Or, at least, some in the organization, because Owens feels like if Jerry Jones had "the ultimate decision" he would still be a Cowboy. Which is silly. Because, newsflash, Jones DOES have the final call on all things Cowboys.
Perhaps instead, a "more favorite" Cowboy wasn't a big Owens fan? His response to a question about his relationship with Tony Romo -- "I don't know ... I certainly don't have much to say about that" -- opens that possibility, though.
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