Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006

Terrell Owens and the Philadelphia Eagles

Just one season into the seven-year, nearly $50 million deal he signed when he came to Philadelphia in 2004, the flamboyant wide receiver had already performed one end zone dance too many. This breakup began in late 2005 when Owens said his new team showed "a lack of class" for not publicly recognizing his 100th career touchdown and he repeatedly criticized Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb in interviews. In March of this year, Philly released Owens from his contract to play for the team's most hated rival, the Dallas Cowboys. In a heavily hyped homecoming in October, Owens returned to play Philly as a Cowboy. Dallas lost 38-24 and the only cheers from Owens' old fans came when he dropped a routine pass.