In the continuing search for a big target at wide receiver, they’re inviting to camp a target not only for passes but criticism — Terrell Owens.
The Seahawks have invited the controversial receiver to a workout Monday, which is a players’ day off from training camp.
Even a tryout for such a dubious character suggests the Seahawks staff has worries about talent or experience, or both, at the position. They released another longshot WR candidate, Antonio Bryant, from the 90-man roster over the weekend.
The 6-foot-3, 226-pound Owens, 38, sat out last season following surgery on his left knee. In 2010, he caught 72 passes for Cincinnati, his third team in three years, including Dallas in 2008 and Buffalo in 2009. His first eight seasons in the NFL were with San Francisco, for whom he had five 1,000-yard seasons and almost as many run-ins with quarterbacks, other teammates and coaches.
He played in eight games in the World Football League in the spring.