Buffalo, New York
As the Buffalo Bills break for mini-camp, the show decided to arrive. Terrell Owens, who signed a one year deal with the Bills after his controversial release by the Cowboys, is looking for his normal start he gets with the team.
History has shown that Owens finds success in the early going with his team, putting up numbers of the top five receiver he can be. The spotlight has already found him in upstate New York, where frankly, nothing has happened in years.
Earlier this week, however, Owens did have the spotlight, and for the first time was denied.
According to T.O himself, after searching for a new house to live in since coming to Buffalo, when acquiring about a current place for sale, he was denied the request, due to the media and other accolades he would bring to the community.
"Wow. I'm just in total shock." said Owens. "I never knew that somebody would turn a man down looking for a place to live because he brings a lot of attention upon himself. Quite rather disturbing."
Owens didn't actually confront the owner of the house, rather the man who is running the real estate. However, earlier today news broke that the owner of this house, is Athena Romo, the 86 year old great aunt of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.
When asked by reporters if this had anything to do with Owens critical of Tony Romo, she answered:" What do you think"?
Why would you turn down a loaded customer because of actions in the past?
"How he treated my nephew with utter disrespect did it for me. I will not allow this man to be living within this community, and cause as much trouble as he had in his time in the NFL."
When Owens was told about the discovery, he just shook his hand and smiled.
"At first I was thinking to myself, who would turn down a customer because he had a past encounter with a family member?"
But then I thought, why should I be surprised? The jealously runs in the family. Me against the Romo's. It just never stops."
Owens continues to look for a home to his liking. But I think he has learned something out of this. Maybe he'll get his act together and be able to not blame everybody, but to blame himself.
Then again, the word "change" and Terrell Owens don't quite fit together.