NFL: Is a T.O.— 49ers Reunion a Possibility?

March 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Despite the pleas of Chad Ochocinco, it appears that Terrell Owens is not going to be a Cincinnati Bengal. This opens the door for another team, maybe the 49ers, to sign him.
Would it be a fit?
Without looking at the history of T.O. in San Fran, you have to ask yourself if he is a fit based solely upon need. The Niners need a third wide-out who can go over the middle for balls, and No. 81 fits that need. He will also be reasonably priced and can be obtained without giving up a draft pick.
Terrell Owens just needs a home. No one expected that Buffalo wanted him last year, and it appears that the market is not that hot for him this year either, especially now that the Bengals have signed Antonio Bryant. If the Niners came calling, he would answer the phone.
Then there is the issue of the bridges that T.O. has burned in San Fran. This is not that big of a problem, because the majority of coaches and front office personnel who dealt with Owens before are gone. There may...

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