After waiting three years to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, you would think Terrell Owens would be excited to head to Canton for the induction ceremony, but at this point, Owens is going to pass.
Here is what Owens had to say in a statement he released last week:
Terrell Owens declined his invitation to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and released this statement: pic.twitter.com/J4P1mS6VjN
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 7, 2018
Owens was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in February. As he said in the statement, Owens is expected to have a private ceremony to celebrate his induction.
According to Hall of Famer WIllie Roaf, Owens might be looking for more exposure.
“Maybe in his mind him doing this is going to help market him more,” Roaf told the Go4it podcast. “Controversy is selling. Everybody is talking about it right now, and everybody is going to talk about it leading up to the Hall of Fame, ‘Is T.O. going to be there, is he not going to be there.’
“T.O. being T.O. he’s going to be the center of what everybody talks about going up to the Hall of Fame ceremony, and this what he wants, attention and he’s getting it.”
Not sure what Owens’ goal is in this situation, but maybe Owens is on to something. Maybe down the line others might want to do the same thing. While I do believe Owens should be at the induction ceremony, he has his reasons, and in the end, T.O. is going to do, what T.O is going to do.
Roaf talks Owens at 49:44:
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