T.O., McNabb on the same page?
According to Bob Grotz in the PhoenixvilleNews.com, the un-conjoined pair are just that, at least on the field. Here's what he said about a scene at today's practice:
It's been two weeks since Eagles wide receiver Terrell Owens told off his head coach, his assistant coach and his Pro Bowl quarterback.
Two weeks since the Pro Bowl wide receiver was sent home suddenly from Lehigh University after telling Andy Reid to "shut up," offensive coordinator Brad Childress to stop speaking to him and later, everybody on his front lawn to count his sit-ups and free weight curls.
Two weeks since Owens called quarterback Donovan McNabb "a hypocrite."
The national soap opera has calmed so dramatically it seems like months since the lid blew.
At practice Wednesday, the same McNabb who warned Owens to keep himself and the entire McNabb family out of the receiver's business congratulated his previously frustrated teammate for a rugged touchdown grab in a red zone drill.
"Good job, good job!" McNabb implored.
Away from the bright lights of his news conferences, Reid seems comfortable that the worst has passed.
"It will work out," Reid said. "It will all work out. I'm not going to get into all the other stuff. I know he loves playing the game."
Reid thinks McNabb and Owens are communicating enough to get back to the Super Bowl. Without going into detail, the head coach sees his stars getting comfortable again with each other. Reid is convinced the offense can click.
"I'm sure it can," Reid said. "There's communication on the football field and that's the important part. T.O. is very coachable.
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