Terrell Owens remains the lonely boy on the bleachers waiting for someone -- anyone -- to bat their eyelashes at him.
Shutdown Corner spoke with the wide receiver this week at the opening of a gym in Hollywood, where he continued to stump for work now just weeks before NFL training camps begin.
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"My numbers speak for themselves," said Owens, who's 38. "It's not a matter of performance, I think everyone saw that my last year in Cincinnati. Once I get on the field, I play football. Everything else is out the window."
As has been documented ad nauseam, Owens makes a fair point here. He never stopped being productive -- he nearly had 1,000 receiving yards and nine touchdowns for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2010.
The Browns were desperate for receiver help -- so desperate they gave up a second-round draft pick next year to gamble on a talented-but-troubled prospect who hasn't seen live action in two years.