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This is my serious face.
This is most likely the biggest concern amongst Seahawk fans at the moment. Wherever TO goes, drama has followed, right?
Not as much recently. Yes, he did have that run-in with the Allen Wranglers. But with his most recent NFL teams, the Bills and the Bengals, Owens has been a good teammate and, more importantly, has not been distracting in the locker room.
Before signing Owens, Pete Carroll conferred with Carson Palmer, whom he coached at USC. Palmer vouched for Owens, and with that, Carroll was sold.
That certainly does put the decision in perspective now, doesn't it?
As for the receiver himself, he is financially inclined to perform for the team. Owens is well behind on some child support payments—which means he needs to earn every penny of that $935,000 contract.
Very good reasons why Seahawk fans should sleep easier this season.