The Cowboys Are Not Going To Let T.O. Go!

Sam SmithContributor IJanuary 16, 2009

I have heard that some people have been talking about the Dallas Cowboys intentions to release Terrell Owens.  Most of this talk was spurred by the release of Adam "Pacman" Jones.

Terrell Owens' agent, Drew Rosenhaus, has confirmed that T.O. will not be leaving the Cowboys anytime soon.  This is partly due to Owens recently signing a large contract extension with the Cowboys.  The other reason is that Owens is too big of a part of the team to be let go.

This amazing 35-year-old wide receiver did not have one of his best years last season, unfortunately.  He had only 10 touchdowns, an average of 15.2 yards-per-catch, an average of 65.8 yards per game, and one fumble.  Owens wasn't looking too hot! 

Last year, in 2007, Owens had 15 touchdowns with an average of 16.7 yards-per-catch and 90.3 yards per game.  His best year was in 2001 with the San Francisco 49ers.  His stats for that season totalled him 16 touchdowns, 88.2 yards per game with an average of 15.2 yards-per-catch (the same amount as this year), and ZERO fumbles.

The problem with the Dallas Cowboys is not Terrell Owens, as some people are saying.  The problem is the quarterback.  If Tony Romo would quit babying about his pinkie finger and finally throw some acceptable passes, the team might have been able to make the playoffs. 

If Terrell Owens has a quarterback who can throw, you can bet your buck that he will receive the ball and get a large amount of yardage.