The Patriots are in desperate need of experienced wide receivers, and Terrell Owens, who last played in a regular-season game in 2010, desperately wants back in the league. So it stands to reason that T.O. would make a case for the Patriots giving him another chance at NFL redemption.

“Obviously the situation with the Patriots, they are starting out with a lot of new guys,” Owens told the Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn. “You never know how management is thinking, what their process is as far as bringing in veterans.

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“I understand they may look at my age as an issue but I’m not your average 39-year-old. I think if you watch me work out, I’m not really concerned about injuries or anything like that. Plus, I’ll be getting paid the vet minimum, so it’s not like I am asking for any extra incentive in my contract.”

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Owens is right: Compared to other 39-year-olds, he’s a freak of nature. But that still doesn’t translate in a league where the average career is less than five years. In 2012, T.O. lasted just 20 days in Seahawks’ training camp, a stint that included more preseason drops (3) than receptions (2). It was further proof that his best days are…

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