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Old 10-15-02, 07:16 AM
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Terrel Owens and a sharpie?

How arrogant can you be to be playing on Monday Night Football, and sticking a sharpie in your sock so that you can sign a football after scoring a touchdown, and giving the football to a fan in the stands? Just when you thought you saw everything...
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Old 10-15-02, 07:28 AM
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Flark Terrell Owens! I am a Niners fan, AND a hip-hop apologist/defender, and I can't take him anymore. I didn't even see the sharpie incident, but his sideline rants are the WORST I have ever seen. I would trade him for Michael Westbrook and a hammock!!!
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He's just multi-tasking, getting his autos out of the way before the game even ends.
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Old 10-15-02, 07:44 AM
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I think I heard he gave it to a friend sitting in Shawn Springs' box seats.
Owens doesn't surprise me with anything he says or does anymore.
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Seconds before the crucial fourth-quarter series, Owens asked a trainer for a pen. The trainer gave him a magic marker, which he stuffed in a sock. Before the game, Owens promised his financial advisor, Greg Eastman, that he would score a touchdown and present him with the autographed football. Confident, Owens stared down the length of the field and saw Eastman sitting in Shawn Springs' box seats, located in the north end zone of the stadium.

Following a play on the right sideline in which Springs was called for a 5-yard penalty for illegal contact against Owens, Garcia arched a pass down the left sideline toward Owens. Owens won the jump ball, scored the 37-yard touchdown, took the pen out of his sock, signed the ball and handed it to Eastman in Springs' box.

"It's a T.O. thing,'' Owens said after the game.

"I officially fired my financial planner that he gave the ball to,'' Springs said jokingly after the game. "I would have done the same thing.''
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Old 10-15-02, 08:05 AM
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Let's try to get all the facts before we judge. Owens told the female sideline reporter (can't remember if it was Ann Werner or somebody else) after the game since she asked him about the pen.

I thought it was pretty hilarious myself.

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Old 10-15-02, 08:08 AM
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Originally posted by Big Quasimodo
I would trade him for Michael Westbrook and a hammock!!!

I wouldn't trade him for either one, nor Randy Moss. It's just Terrell Owens, man, you have to take him for the beast that he is.

It's actually kind of funny. Thanks for the pic, now I have a new background for my monitor at work.
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Old 10-15-02, 08:12 AM
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That is actually pretty cool.
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Old 10-15-02, 08:17 AM
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That is actually pretty cool.
Exactly, everyone should be good to their financial advisor.
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Sure ... nobody ever gives an autgraphed ball to their tax advisor ...
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Old 10-15-02, 09:04 AM
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Terrell Owens is my hero.
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Old 10-15-02, 09:12 AM
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It was funny. The sharpie in his sock obviously didn't hamper his performance.
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That was very funny.
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Old 10-15-02, 10:32 AM
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Lucky it didn't pierce his damn Achilles. Maybe then my fantasy team wouldn't have lost BY 1 POINT.
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Old 10-15-02, 11:32 AM
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Originally posted by AndyCapps
That is actually pretty cool.
take out sharpie, sign ball, give to kid = cool

take out sharpie, sign ball, give to financial advisor = lame
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What would happen if a Seattle player cracked him in the back when he was signing? I wonder if it was only a 15 yard personal do you think it would be worth it? I'm just bitter because I was going into last nights game up by 2 points and had Alexander to his Owens. In my league Owens score 16 points and Alexander scored 13, do the math.

Watching Keyshawn and Owens operate makes you appreciate the likes of a Chrebet or Carter
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Old 10-15-02, 11:51 AM
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Originally posted by twikoff
take out sharpie, sign ball, give to kid = cool

take out sharpie, sign ball, give to financial advisor = lame
I'm with twikoff on this one.

Good thing it wasn't in Dallas.... he would have signed it after he spiked it @ mid-field!
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Old 10-15-02, 12:04 PM
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Good thing it wasn't in Dallas.... he would have signed it after he spiked it @ mid-field!
If he was in dallas, he would have given his first TD to his financial advisor, second TD ball to a kid, Spiked the third TD ball at midfield, taken the fou.......

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Old 10-15-02, 12:19 PM
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Originally posted by twikoff
take out sharpie, sign ball, give to kid = cool

take out sharpie, sign ball, give to financial advisor = lame
yup

Hey Terrel Owens, the jerk store called.
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Old 10-15-02, 12:26 PM
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Originally posted by twikoff
take out sharpie, sign ball, give to kid = cool

take out sharpie, sign ball, give to financial advisor = lame


When I first heard about this, I assumed it was the first case. And, I thought, "well, I still don't like him, but that's pretty cool."

Finding out that he gave it to a friend... well, some people never change.
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Old 10-15-02, 12:38 PM
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Yeah, cuz it's so awful to give it to a friend ...

Nothing wrong at all with what Owens did. I can't stand him normally, but I don't see that he did a thing wrong here.
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Old 10-15-02, 01:05 PM
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I thought it was great. TO scored the game winning touchdown, might as well have a little fun with it. I don't know of any other player with the balls to do that. On the other hand, I don't know of any other player with the balls to do that.
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Old 10-15-02, 01:20 PM
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Lame, maybe. Jerkish, no.
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I can't believe there are some people who didn't like that. It was ALMOST as good as spiking the ball on the star in Dallas in front of all the swine in the stands.
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