Tuesday, June 29, 2010

SEAHAWKS: Terrell Owens remains on Hawks' radar

ESPN football analyst John Clayton is reporting that the Seahawks are still interested in signing free agent receiver Terrell Owens, potentially locking him up for the 2010 season. Clayton went on to confirm that “injury concerns and a lack of experience among the current receivers could necessitate the move [for Owens].”

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Seahawks leading receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh is currently recovering from a sports hernia surgery. Furthermore, secondary receiver Deion Branch recently had his third knee surgery in two years this offseason. Beyond them, the Seahawks aren’t left with many respectable options in Mike Williams, Deon Butler, or rookie Golden Tate.

Owens spent the 2009 season with the struggling Buffalo Bills, catching 55 passes for 829 yards and scoring 5 touchdowns in the process. The 36-year-old receiver is one of the most decorated players in NFL history (not so much on the Super Bowl scale), as he currently ranks third all-time in receiving touchdowns and receiving yards.

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