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Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

Posted on: October 26, 2011 3:24 pm
Edited on: October 26, 2011 3:30 pm
 
How the mighty have fallen: the Arena Football League, specifically the Chicago Rush, have made Terrell Owens a contract offer. No, this is not a joke.

A spokeswoman for the team told me the offer was the standard Areana League contract: $400 per week.

Now, this is a total grandstanding move and Owens would never play in the AFL but it's damn smart of the AFL to make the offer and then publicize it. Damn smart. It'll never work but you can't blam them for trying.

Remember, Owens was once one of the highest paid players in the NFL making tens of millions.

Now, he's being offered the football equivalent of sub-standard wages. Wow.

Again, how the mighty have fallen.
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Since: Oct 27, 2011
Posted on: October 27, 2011 12:26 pm
 

Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

according to this website:


"The average salary for Arena Football League players is estimated at $85,000."

..so i doubt he will only get $400 per week.



Since: Aug 17, 2009
Posted on: October 27, 2011 12:01 pm
 

Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

The Rush must feel they are one receiver away from a title...



Since: Sep 25, 2009
Posted on: October 27, 2011 11:45 am
 

Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

$400 or $400k? 

$400 is lower than unemployment and welfare.  It's more than what our military gets paid though (does nobody else see anything wrong with this?  Am I just crazy for thinking paying people to not do anything more than people that work hard is bad policy?).



Since: Sep 13, 2006
Posted on: October 27, 2011 10:22 am
 

Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

I disagree, he has fallen. If you watch the video, his cuts are slow and he is out of breath. He is 38 and WHILE IN GREAT PHYSICAL SHAPE, unable to perform at a high level. Go out to pasture with your good buddy Randy Moss...



Since: Sep 27, 2011
Posted on: October 27, 2011 10:10 am
 

Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

"No, what IS a joke is this article. Why isn't their a byline? Was the author too embarassed to let us know who wrote it?"

Theres a gigantic, bright colorful banner at the top with the author's name in huge shiny bold writing which is larger than the title of the article...



Since: Aug 7, 2008
Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:59 am
 

Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

How the mighty have fallen: the Arena Football League, specifically the Chicago Rush, have made  a contract offer. No, this is not a joke.

No, what IS a joke is this article. Why isn't their a byline? Was the author too embarassed to let us know who wrote it?

The absence of an author to this posting is similar to anonymous blogs where every idiot can make disparaging remarks about anyone without fear of being held accountable. 
 



Since: Oct 9, 2009
Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:36 am
 

Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

He should take the $4oo base and negotiate additional incentives like increased attendance and concessions. He could pocket at least another $75...He's a media hound, and this would at least get him some attention. Additionally, if he were to show that he still had skills, just maybe he could get another shot. Being a Skins fan, I think he would be an upgrade over Jabar Gaffney for sure. I can see Dan Snyder's trigger finger twitchin...



Since: Jan 14, 2009
Posted on: October 27, 2011 9:35 am
 

Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

How the mighty have fallen?  That is ridiculous.  T.O. can't control the patronizing and a insulting offers of third-parties.  He has not fallen anywhere.  Did you see that video?  Did you watch him last season?  That is just one season ago, one season.  T.O. is in great physical shape and he is highly motivated.  I would love it if the Skins made him an offer.  Come on T.O., let's see you don the burgundy and gold!!  



Since: Mar 15, 2008
Posted on: October 27, 2011 8:36 am
 

Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

actually ....why not give it a shot in the arena league? Its all about residual income for these guys anyway. Keeping their name in the zeitgeist is really all that matters. I could see a reality show coming out of it



Since: Jul 2, 2009
Posted on: October 27, 2011 8:24 am
 

Terrell Owens offered $400 per week AFL job

Doesnt even have popcorn money. 


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