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To a weekly contract, following his release by the Dallas Cowboys.
I am sure that such a short-term deal wouldn’t jibe with the contract that the NFL has negotiated with the NFLPA, but there should be a clause for a guy like Terrell Owens: If you’ve acted like a jackass for your entire career yet still have the talent to help a team, you get a weekly deal. The determination as to whether you’ve been a jackass your entire career could be left up to a panel of media experts plus reps from the players and coaches, as well. Throw in a fan from each team, and you got a regular football parliament. You’d need a two-thirds vote to attach the jackass tag on someone, and the player in question would get a chance to plead his case before a plenary meeting of the jock parliament.
That’s how things should work.