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Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

Posted on: December 30, 2011 12:12 am
 
OwensBy Josh Katzowitz

Just how low is Terrell Owens willing to go in order to play pro football? Pretty damn low, apparently.

According to the official team website, Owens is close to signing a deal to play with the Allen Wranglers of the Indoor Football League*.

*Whatever the hell that is.

As you should know, Owens hasn’t played since he led the Bengals in receiving in 2010, but he’s remained active (you know, recovering from an ACL tear, getting an arrest warrant issued for supposedly failing to pay child support, having various other money problems, NOT trying to commit suicide, and NOT having NFL teams call).

TO's Problems
But Owens apparently is still jonesing to play football, and he’s willing to play in the very minor leagues in order to possibly pique the interest of an NFL team. Either that, or his money problems are very bad indeed.

Players earn $225 per game in the IFL, and they get a bonus for winning. But Allen** says Owens could earn a compensation package between $250,000-$500,000 (!) if he elects to play.

**Major points to you if you knew where the Wranglers are located. I had to look it up, and the answer is Allen, Texas, not too far north of Dallas.

The Wranglers season begins in February, so if Owens actually signs the deal, it’ll have to be relatively soon.

"I'm sure Cowboys fans and all football fans in the area would love to T.O. back." Wranglers coach Patrick Pimmel said. "Terrell would be a great addition to our organization and I hope we can make this happen."

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Comments

Since: May 18, 2009
Posted on: December 30, 2011 9:42 am
 

Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

Maybe he can do some Local Oldsmobile commercials for car dealers. Get the Cowboy hat on, hop on a horse and "HI, T.O for Allen Oldsmobile here, telling YOU to COME ON DOWN and get your hands on one of these great new PRE-OWNED VE-Hicles. No credit? NO PROBLEM! I Don't have any eitherLaughing. No money? Don't worry, we'll accept all kinds of trade in's. From Boots to saddles, Horseshoes to handgrenades we'll take it all, so COME ON DOWN and tell'em T.O sent ya! Plus for this limited time only, bring in proof of past credit problems and we'll throw in a FREE T.O Sharpie!!! So hurry on Down folks and come see me, T.O, but just don't tell the IRS.



Since: May 18, 2009
Posted on: December 30, 2011 9:30 am
 

Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

Well it has come to this. From doing sit-ups in the driveway of his nice plush fancy house in some upscale neighbourhood to, hog tying contests at half time while the player's use Troph's to take a leak. I can see it now, T.O doing push ups for the camera's in his gravel driveway in some backwater town in the middle of BF no where while tumbleweed goes rustlin' around the front lawn. In the words of the great band "The Hives", T.O....TICK TICK TICK BOOM!!!



Since: Dec 28, 2011
Posted on: December 30, 2011 9:17 am
 

Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

I am sorry but for TO but Karma is a bitch.  If he had some character and respect for teammates and the organizations he has played, he may still be able to find a job.  He never left an organization on good terms (maybe Buffalo), he wore out his welcome.

He goes from being a Pro Bowl WR to playing in the IFL for a couple hundred bucks and free lunch at Burger King.  Karma, you have to love it in this case.




Since: Oct 23, 2006
Posted on: December 30, 2011 9:15 am
 

Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

It is sad to see guys like TO try to hang on.

What killed TOs career was his attitude.  With his talent had TO been a "team first" type of player they would be lined up at the door.

HOF type of WRS do not bounce around in theri prime begging teams like the Bills and Bengals for a contract and then getting cut by both.

Too bad tO could not start over with a good atitude..you never know what you have until it is gone!!



Since: Jun 26, 2007
Posted on: December 30, 2011 8:53 am
 

Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

T.O.- enjoy retirement.  Now you can cross dress and hang with Dennis Rodman.  Loud, selfish, over rated whining receiver.   RIP



Since: Oct 19, 2007
Posted on: December 30, 2011 7:49 am
 

Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

Is this a glorified flag football league?

With that said, Terrell Owens I do wish you the best of luck but you did it to yourself!  It's nice to see that he isn't just "packing it" in but still he has fallen pretty low! 



Since: Jan 1, 2007
Posted on: December 30, 2011 6:50 am
 

Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

Hey, you have to respect the guy at least a bit. How many times have we heard basketball players going bankrupt and they refuse to play anywhere except in the NBA or they just sit back, get deeper in debt and hope an attorney saves their ass? At least he's willing to get off his ass and work no matter how low it might be in his profession.



Since: Apr 4, 2007
Posted on: December 30, 2011 3:46 am
 

Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

He's a cancer. You dont want him anywhere near a successful team.



Since: Apr 4, 2007
Posted on: December 30, 2011 3:45 am
 

Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

Next stop? Wrestlemania.



Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: December 30, 2011 3:35 am
 

Terrell Owens to join the IFL's Allen Wranglers?

The money? Clearly Baby's MaMas and earings.


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