NFL star Terrell Owens finally has a new squad -- the Cincinnati Bengals ... which only means one thing ... THE NEWSPAPER BOX JUMPING STRATEGY WORKED!
According to our friends at ProFootballTalk.com -- which broke the story -- Owens signed a one year deal and will earn a base salary of $2 million ... with an opportunity to make an extra $2 mil if he hits certain performance-based incentives.
We told you on Friday that the two sides were "very close" to a deal -- and after hammering out the particulars ... T.O. will finally be united with his pal and fellow wide receiver Chad Ochocinco.