Q&A: Cincinnati Sports Media React To Terrell Owens Signing

July 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

One Great Season

The deal that sends 36-year-old problem child Terrell Owens to Cincinnati is a terrible one. The No. 1 question on the minds of many is whether he and attention whore Chad Ochocinco can co-exist in harmony.
There's a reason why great players play for five teams in their careers. They eventually wear out their welcome. Sure Bengals owner Mike Brown smartly signed T.O. to just a one-year contract, but Owens was a problem in San Francisco,Philadelphia, and Dallas, football-savvy cities where there wasn't an equally attention-starved teammate, an Ochocinco, in the same, small locker room.
Remember when Cedric Benson scored a touchdown against the Bears last year, and tried to rub it in the faces of his former team? Ochocinco, of all people, was the first to hustle over and advise him not to do that dance.
Had Chad found wisdom? Maturity, perhaps? No, he'd found a threat to his sole ownership of the Cincinnati spotlight. Thi...

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