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ChiefsandO'sfan
06-26-2011, 09:57 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=6707492



Sources: Terrell Owens had surgeryEmail Print Comments140 By Chris Mortensen
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Terrell Owens, who has placed himself among the NFL's all-time leading receivers with plans to play a 16th season, has undergone surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in one of his knees following a previously undisclosed injury this offseason, according to sources familiar with the injury.

Owens, 37, was unavailable for comment but sources said the surgery by noted orthopedist Dr. James Andrews occurred within the past month.

One source said Owens was hurt while on site taping a television show for VH1.



Terrell Owens
#81 WR
Cincinnati Bengals
2010 STATS

Rec
72 Yds
983 TD
9 Avg
13.7 Long
78 YAC
271
Another source said Owens tore the ACL during a personal workout but other sources could not confirm the cause of injury. His agent, Drew Rosenhaus, also was unavailable for comment Sunday evening. His brother and partner in the agent business, Jason Rosenhaus, said, "I don't like to deny stories or confirm or deny anything. It's really something for Drew (to address)."

Rosenhaus issued a denial to an ESPN inquiry last month about Owens' injury. Other sources close to Owens ignored specific inquiries Sunday night.

Owens has never made reference to an ACL injury on Twitter, where he has an active account.

Owens' 2010 season for the Cincinnati Bengals came to an end when he tore meniscus cartilage in his left knee Dec. 19 against the Cleveland Browns in week 14. Dr. Andrews surgically repaired Owens' meniscus on Dec. 20.

Sources said while Owens did tear an ACL with the new injury, he suffered no other damage to the knee in question and with intensive rehab he conceivably could return within six months, or around mid-to-late November, in a best-case scenario.

Owens has said he intended to play a 16th season in 2011 after catching 72 passes for 983 yards and nine touchdowns for the Bengals, who signed him to a one-year, $2-million contract last year. He will be a free agent when the NFL lockout ends but his injury status clearly places his season, and perhaps his career, in question.

Career-wise, Owens ranks behind only Jerry Rice in all-time receiving yardage and is third behind Rice and Randy Moss in receiving touchdowns.

Baconeater
06-26-2011, 09:59 PM
Bring him in for a look?

Backwards Masking
06-26-2011, 10:03 PM
I hope this doesn't wind up costing him playing time when (if) the regular season comes around. He's so entertaining in so many ways, the leauge would not be nearly as much fun without him.

chefsos
06-26-2011, 10:07 PM
I hope this doesn't wind up costing him playing time when (if) the regular season comes around. He's so entertaining in so many ways, the leauge would not be nearly as much fun without him.
If the season doesn't begin until November, he'll be good.

Demonpenz
06-26-2011, 10:15 PM
for a guy who always comes into camp out of shape, this isn't good news

Over-Head
06-26-2011, 10:15 PM
Even T.O gotta realize his ego had cost him any chance of anything other than "They still love to hate me".

WAS a great player, still has skills, but at 37 and broke up, he's gonna be a hard sell to any team. Accecpt maybe Oakland where Al loves banged up washouts hoping to get 1 or 2 more years outa them. But we'd need a QB who could actually get him the ball.

I'd bring him in for a look, and compeat for the job. Maybe at a mill or so 1 year at a time contract and go from there.

kysirsoze
06-26-2011, 10:16 PM
Yeah, but how's Keyshawn's offseason going?

-King-
06-26-2011, 10:19 PM
for a guy who always comes into camp out of shape, this isn't good news

:spock:

MIAdragon
06-26-2011, 10:22 PM
:spock:

http://bluntobject.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/sarcasm-meter.jpg

MIAdragon
06-26-2011, 10:23 PM
welp looks like a spot just opened up for Sippio!

kysirsoze
06-26-2011, 10:23 PM
welp looks like a spot just opened up for Sippio!

I got a good feeling about that kid.

Demonpenz
06-26-2011, 10:28 PM
evidently you guys didn't get the memo of Lance Long mating with Kevin Curtis and giving birth to a guy more pale than whiteout on big chief notebook paper.

teedubya
06-26-2011, 10:41 PM
http://www.imageleech.net/data/media/1/well_bye_2.jpg

ChiefsandO'sfan
02-06-2012, 04:37 PM
http://www.allenwranglers.com/


AdamSchefterAdam Schefter

Terrell Owens is officially an Allen Wrangler

Deberg_1990
02-06-2012, 04:45 PM
http://www.allenwranglers.com/


AdamSchefterAdam Schefter

Terrell Owens is officially an Allen Wrangler

Wow, he should tear that league up. I'll predict 52 TDs for 2022 yards

whoman69
02-06-2012, 06:13 PM
Wow, he should tear that league up. I'll predict 52 TDs for 2022 yards

Don't count on it. He will complain every down that he doesn't get the ball and throw his QB under the bus by the 7th game. He'll also be paralyzed by his own greatness and refuse to stop bowing for all the boos he will hear. He also has to have a QB that can get him the ball that often.