Sunday, October 21, 2018
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Indoor team woos Owens

ALLEN, Texas — Terrell Owens has another offer from an indoor team.

In October, the Chicago Rush of the Arena League said they offered the six-time Pro Bowl receiver a contract. Now the Allen Wranglers of the Indoor Football League said they offered a package that includes part-ownership and is worth up to $500,000 for one season starting in February.

"We're very close," said Drew Pearson, the ex-Cowboys receiver and general manager of the team based in suburban Dallas. "Jon Frankel, our owner … thinks it's at the point where it's about 70 percent done."

Most IFL players earn $225 per game plus a bonus for winning. Pearson said the offer is within league rules.

Owens, 38, had 72 catches and nine touchdowns for the Bengals last season. But he had offseason knee surgery, and no team signed him. His agent, Drew Rosenhaus, was unavailable for comment.

Chiefs: Former Gator linebacker Brandon Siler signed a one-year extension. He missed all of 2011 with a torn Achilles' tendon.

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