NFL All-Pro receiver
Terrell Owens recently tried a hand at rapping by recording a diss track aimed
at his former team, the Philadelphia Eagles.
In a lengthy rap
posted on his Web site (www.terrellowens.com),
the newly acquired Dallas Cowboy openly taunts the Eagles about earning a guaranteed
$10 million this season from Dallas.
comes to this game I’m the best in the field/Some said I was gonna sign just
a one year deal/But I got what I wanted up front, 10 mil/Changed the rules of
the game so now how you feel?"
Owens also takes
shots at the Eagles management: "I got a brand new team/I am a Cowboy
now/No more black and green/To the haters that said I’m not going to get my
money/I’m laughing in your face ha ha that’s funny," he raps.
This past Saturday
(March 18), Owens signed a three-year contract with the Cowboys.
Absent from the
press conference was Cowboys coach Bill Parcells, who was forced to release
protégé Keyshawn Johnson to make room for Owens.
Details of Owens’
contract weren’t immediately available, but the deal is likely to include behavior-related
His blowup with
Philadelphia last season led to new regulations regarding punishment, which
were written into the NFL’s latest collective bargaining agreement.
Before his actions
limited him to nine games last season, Owens had at least 75 receptions and
1,100 yards receiving in five straight seasons.
Owens is looking
forward to a stellar season with the Cowboys as he raps: "And this will
probably be my best season by far, no more getting my Eagle on, you can meet
me at the stars."
At press time,
Eagles’ management had not issued any public comment regarding Owens or his