Legendary wide receiver Terrell Owens recently made headlines when it was announced he would be on the cover of the “Hall of Fame edition” of this year’s Madden.
Owens, 44, last played for the Seattle Seahawks in 2012 and was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in early February.
But the Hall of Fame bid hasn’t stopped Owens from talking about a potential return to football.
Pat McAfee of “The Pat McAfee Show” on the Barstool Radio channel on SiriusXM recently asked Owens about that possibility.
“You know, I’ve always said that I never left the game on my terms and I stay ready so I don’t have to get ready,” he said. “I understand, too, being in the Hall of Fame, honestly it’s an honor, it’s probably one of the highest honors that you can have as an athlete besides winning the Super Bowl. I never got a chance to really walk away from the game like I wanted to. Do I still have the ability to play? Absolutely. Do I have the ability to come in right now and play at the level at which I left the game, being that No. 1, play-every-down type of guy? Absolutely not. But I can work myself into shape to get to that point. But I [could] obviously contribute to a team that’s really on the cusp, that’s a contender, that’s one play or player away from making it to the Super Bowl, or winning the Super Bowl. I definitely feel like I still have that talent.”
McAfee then offered Owens some suggestions such as the San Francisco 49ers, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers.
And to that, Owens mentioned the Chiefs.
“I like the way you guys are thinking. Again, you think about a guy like Andy Reid over in Kansas City. You think about what they just did last year. They are in the playoffs, they are up 22-0, and they come out and they don’t score any more. They lacked a big-play receiver, or they lacked somebody to draw attention so other guys are able to operate and really move the chains. … There are teams like that are just maybe one player away from really extending their playoff hopes and even getting to the Super Bowl.”
Perhaps Owens missed that whole Sammy Watkins thing that happened this offseason?
Owens did play for Andy Reid for two seasons from 2004-05, a stretch that included Reid’s only trip to the Super Bowl during his 20-year head coaching career.
But let’s not forget that Owens’ Eagles tenure ended horribly, with Reid eventually having to suspend and deactivate him for remarks he made about Donovan McNabb.
So is the 44-year-old Owens coming to Kansas City?
100 percent no.
Should the Chiefs give Terrell Owens a shot?
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