Chicago Bears Should Just Say No to Terrell Owens

October 29, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Michael Wilbon may be a Bears fan, but he's off-base here, in my opinion. He believes that Terrell Owens could help the Bears, but I say it's just not worth it.
Sure, the Bears lack an elite wide receiver, that much we agree on. And yes, Jay Cutler could use better weapons around him.
But there is a reason that "T.O." is out of the league currently. And it has almost as much to do with his playing ability as it does his reputation for causing trouble.
First of all, Wilbon's premise is based on his belief that Owens remains a true No. 1 wideout. But he's coming off of a knee injury, and although he played well in his last season, he failed to reach 1,000 yards.
We had our own wideout who almost got to 1,000 yards receiving last year in Johnny Knox, and what good has that done for the Bears this year?
Meanwhile, a guy like Knox comes with a lot less baggage than T.O.
Now, I realize we would have both. But my point is, for the Bears' passing game to impr...

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