Turns out any idea regarding the Hall-of-Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens returning to the Dallas Cowboys at 49 is like distant as it heard.
“I don’t know where that’s coming from,” said Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram ahead of Thursday’s 27-13 win at the Tennessee Titans. “I don’t know. But I haven’t said a word to him or his agent.”
Jones also addressed the issue in an appearance on Dallas radio station 105.3 The Fan.
“I’ve never spoken to him or his agent and wouldn’t take it seriously,” Jones commented, according to Mullen brand of daring. “But I never talked to him.”
Jones gave his opinion after Aaron Wilson reported to CowboysSI.com that a representative for Owens had “contacted the Cowboys and other NFL teams.”
The five-time First Team All-Pro selection came last in a meaningful NFL game as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals during the 2010 season and turns 49 on December 7.
“We have been in regular contact with Jerry Jones’s office over the past few days regarding the possibility of him returning to the Cowboys,” said special agent Gregory DL Daniel, Esq. Wilson said. “Terrell is ready to contribute and play any role, big or small. He’s in excellent shape. He looks the same as he did years ago.”
Before Thursday’s game began, Owens took to Twitter to refute any notion that his asking price prevented him from rejoining the Cowboys this month: