Terrell Owens: Infamous Receiver Cut By IFL Team

Breaking News: Is This the End of Terrell Owens?

5/29/12 in NFL   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

The Allen Wranglers of the Indoor Football League released former NFL receiver Terrell Owens earlier today, reports SBNation.com.
Feb 25, 2011; Allen, TX USA; Allen Wranglers wide receiver Terrell Owens (81) takes the field to face the Wichita Wild at the Allen Events Center.  Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE
After signing a six-figure salary with the team in February while holding a stake in ownership, Wranglers' owner Jon Frankel stated both agreements have been terminated due to a violation in Owens' contract.

The controversial wideout refused to play in Allen's two upcoming road games against Nebraska and Everett—both critical for the team's playoff hopes. Owens also did not appear at a scheduled visit to a local children's hospital, which made the decision a lot easier for Frankel.

"Our fans are amongst the best in the league, and it is impossible to maintain a player when even our fans notice and comment on a player's lack of effort both on and off the field," Frankel told ESPNDallas.com. "We need to do what is best for this team, our fans and this community.

"It's disappointing and unfortunate," Frankel said of releasing Owens, "but (he) could no longer be tolerated by the Wrangler organization."

Strong words for yet another franchise upset by Owens' antics. At 37, the once-prolific veteran receiver has become obsolete and wears a "don't touch" sign next to his name across owners' boards.

T.O.—once one of the most dangerous WRs in the NFL—is losing his title as a fearsome deep threat, while getting closer and closer to a beleaguered joke.

Ending his tenures maliciously with the San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, and now the Allen Wranglers, it's going to be incredibly difficult for Owens to make the comeback as a member of the NFL, especially since no scouts even participated in his nationally televised workout last October.

This may very well be the end of Terrell Owens' infamous football career.


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