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Terrell Owens -- I'd Cut My Salary in Half for Cincy

7/27/2010 10:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Still unemployed wide receiver Terrell Owens told us just how far he'd cut his salary to play for the Cincinnati Bengals - saying he'd play for "half" of what he made last year with the Buffalo Bills.

We spoke to T.O. yesterday in L.A. - and he told us he definitely wants to play for a contender (and alongside his buddy Chad Ochocinco) -- but the money's got to be right too.  Owens made $6.5 million last year in Buffalo.

As TMZ first reported on Friday - T.O. remains very close to a deal with the Bengals, and if the two sides can agree on money he could be in Cincy for the start of training camp on Thursday.

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6.5 mil!!! ha! no one on this planet is worth a multi million salarythese guys need to learn to live on alot less!

1517 days ago

Zippy T. Pinhead    

Does washed up Terrell Owens really think he can make or break a team. His better days are about 3 years behind him. He's a has-been and Cincy sucks pig butt. They'll finish 6-10 this year.

1517 days ago


I feel that Terrell Owens is doing what he can to keep his career afloat, and anyone who has watched his reality show can clearly see that he is a genuine person. The Bengals should be honored to have a black man of his talent on their team as he shows a side of himself in the media that a lot of black men have, which is sensitivity, but is never exposed for the public eye. Instead of the angry, untrusting black man exposure we often see. Besides he's very handsome,lol.

1517 days ago


For all u genuine haters out there..."don't hate, participate,oops,oh,so u are one of those athlete haters,huh? Well, try investing more of your time into something you have control over-like your own life." Terrell is going to be a success at what he's doing regardless as to whether he makes 2mil, and besides-life is more fulfilling to an individual who doesn't hold animosity, just keep it moving...but in a more positive direction.Terrel is not going to stop doing what he does best, so lets just keep it moving...

1517 days ago


Half the salary? He's desperate to play ball.

1517 days ago


old and and over paid lol

1516 days ago


Cut your salary in half, your all heart Terrell. Your lucky there is a team that will take ya..Just count your lucky stars that u have a paycheck..I hope we can only watch u play this year and dont have to put up with your verbal bs!

1515 days ago


Hey carol, why dont you carry Terrells jockstrap around for him this year. Maybe u can earn a few extra dollars...u sure would be a great spokesperson for him also. WOW!

1515 days ago

phillip faison    

sorry ass terrell owens

1059 days ago
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