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first_img Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Top Stories D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Comments   Share   Friday, after attending the Suns’ win over the Clippers, T.O. spokeabout his new career with the Allen (TX) Wranglers in the IFL. “It’sa shorter field. Everything’s quicker, faster, so it’s only going tomake me better.“It’s interesting, it’s a little different, but at the end of the day, like Ibeen telling people, it’s still football.” Since he’s still playing football, his stint in the IFL might prepareOwens to return to the league as a number two receiver. But wouldhe ever think of himself as a number two and come to theCardinals? “Of course, I mean the last couple teams I’ve been on I’ve went in asnumber two,” Owens said. “I would definitely love to play with Larry(Fitzgerald), if that’s a possibility.” Stepping out of the limelight for Fitzgerald would be a big changefor Owens, who has been the big name receiver on his previousteams. “Larry and I are good friends, so I’m sure I could coexist andtry and make some things happen.”In the end, whether Owens lands with the Cardinals, anotherfranchise or stays in the IFL, there’s one thing he misses mostabout the NFL. After winning MVP at the Jack In The Box Celebrity Shootout at U.S.Airways Center over the weekend, you’d think that Terrell Owenswanted to prove something to Arizonans — like he’s a qualityathlete that is still quick, fast and can handle a ball.Yes, Owens is still looking to get back into the National FootballLeague after not playing in 2011. Owens suffered a torn ACLfollowing the 2010 season and underwent surgery last April. TheNFL’s 6th-leading all-time receiver declared himself fit to play, yethad no takers — in the big time, that is. “Fifty more yards,” he said. What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocationlast_img