AFL Team Offers Terrell Owens, Chicago Rush, Not Bears Step Up

Well at least one Chicago professional football team offered Terrell Owens. No, not the Bears of the NFL. But instead the Rush of the Arena Football League.

Go here to see why I think the Bears should step up to the T.O. plate.

According to a Rush team statement, the team “extended a contract to six-time NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver Terrell Owens for the 2012 season. The contract will be good for the standard player agreement.”

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Chicago Bears Need to Take a Flier on Terrell Owens

Ok, so no one showed up at Terrell Owens‘ NFL scout workout day. No team is interested. Aw, poor baby, so sad, too bad. But if if and buts were candy and nuts then we’d all have a merry christmas.

The Chicago Bears aren’t really in a position to lose much here. TO is desperate for a gig anywhere, so the asking price will be low. The Monsters of the Midway won’t have to worry much about cap space or draft picks. It’s low-risk, high reward. And at this point, it’s scrap heap- kind of like the WR version of the Jeff George signing a few years ago.

The Bears don’t have a true #1 receiver. Their go-to-guy on third down is a little white guy who was playing for the Ohio State Buckeyes a year ago at this time. Dane Sanzenbacher isn’t a poor man’s Wes Welker. He’s a homeless man’s Wes Welker.

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