Following his two-day stint in the Cowboys front office, Dan Reeves spoke of a tug-of-war battle between the Keep Owens camp and the Dump Owens camp, while NFL reporters such as Jay Glazer, Adam Schefter, Peter King and Ed Werder are all convinced the Dump Owens side will prevail in the end.
Michael Lombardi of National Football Post is also convinced the Owens saga is about to come to a close in Dallas, only he throws another possibility into the quagmire.
Maybe Jones can work a trade out to send Owens to the Raiders since they have a huge need at wideout and have never been afraid to take on a big challenge. This will be interesting to follow as it develops.Oh, yes, please. This has to happen. I don't think there's a more perfect match in the NFL than Terrell Owens and the Oakland Raiders. Dysfunction meets dysfunction in a union that can only be summed up in four simple words: get your popcorn ready.
Seriously though, as far as actual football goes this is a perfect match as the Raiders do have a glaring need at the receiver position. After all, Rookie Johnnie Lee Higgins was the only wide receiver on Oakland's roster to catch more than 20 passes in 2008.
Beyond that, and as Lombardi correctly points out, Raiders owner Al Davis is never afraid to take on the challenge of signing a player the rest of the league considers to be a problem child.
In terms of entertainment value, this is simply off the charts. Owens has failed to co-exist with proven, established quarterbacks such as Jeff Garcia, Donovan McNabb and Tony Romo. What's he going to do when JaMarcus Russell, continuing to go through his early-career growing pains, is sending passes to his feet, over his head and behind him?