Sunday, November 06, 2005
Good news on the team-morale front: Brian Westbrook has signed a new five-year deal. More.
Earlier, word got out that Terrell Owens got into a fistfight Wednesday with defensive end-turned-Eagles rep Hugh Douglas. Douglas said on WIP no punches were landed. More.
But in this morning's Trenton Times, Mark Eckel quoted a source saying the donneybrook was "was like WWE Smackdown," with both men throwing at least two punches. Afterward, "Owens challenged quarterback Donovan McNabb first and then everyone else in the room saying, 'You want some. Anyone else want some.' "
If true, don't you wish the Eagles had let it be known? Maybe lockerroom altercations are always hushed up. But this information makes the suspension more justiable.
In our T.O. poll, with more than 3,500 votes cast, 71 percent of fans said "I'm strongly in favor" of the suspension. Vote here, see results.
By the way, CBS reports that Owens will be paid for tonight's game, because the Eagles' suspension was filed after Saturday's 4 p.m. deadline.
AP picture shows T.O. on the bench, where he won't be tonight.