Terrell Owens is a living, breathing testament to the fact that no matter how sleazy a guy you are, you will always find work in professional sports if you can athletically justify your roster spot.
According to ESPN, Owens impressed Seattle Seahawks brass on Monday afternoon and will likely get signed by the team later on in the day.
Apparently, the ex-San Francisco 49er, Philadelphia Eagle, Dallas Cowboy, Buffalo Bill and Cincinnati Bengal can still run the 40 in an admittedly impressive 4.5 seconds or less, which in turn has erased all his bad history in the eyes of Pete Carroll and Co.
In 2010, the last year he played for an NFL club, Owens hauled in 983 yards and nine scores on 72 receptions. Unable to draw interest from any teams following that season, he spent some time with the Allen Wranglers of the Indoor Football League before that relationship predictably ended in a messy divorce.
For what it’s worth, though, in 11 games with the Allen Wranglers, he had 35 catches for 10 touchdowns.
Between their first round draft pick and this latest soon-to-be-official pickup, it’s probably safe to say that Seattle is in the talent-over-character portion of trying not to be terrible.