Eagles Owner Regrets Signing T.O.

Almost a full year after watching the demise of what was a Super Bowl contending team, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said that it was a mistake to sign controversial wide receiver Terrell Owens.

"I would not do it again," Lurie said during his annual press conference. "You look back on it - one year great, the second year a disaster. Nobody should be able to be as disruptive and really cut the energy of the team down. I think we all learned from that."

In his first season with the Eagles, Owens was instrumental in the team reaching the Super Bowl for the first time in 24 years.

However in his second year, he became a major disruption, feuding with head coach Andy Reid and QB Donovan McNabb. The end result was a 6-10 record and a last place finish in the NFC East.

In fact, the 2005 Eagles are the only team to go from undefeated in their division one year to winless the next.

Owens signed on with the Cowboys this offseason, hoping to get Dallas back to the Super Bowl for the first time in 10 years.

But Lurie sent out a warning to those expecting World Championships in Big D.

"If you don't have the chemistry, the talent and the help, with high-character people, you're not going to survive those downturns in the middle of the season," he said.

Aside from the release of his book blasting the Eagles and McNabb, Owens has been relatively quiet in his short time with the Cowboys.

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