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The biggest story in the NFL this year has been the ongoing soap opera that continues to play out between Terrell Owens and the Philadelphia Eagles. Things hit rock bottom this week with the team suspending the Pro Bowler after he pissed off just about everyone and anyone that has anything to do with the organization. But LAist would like to take this opportunity to intervene and suggest the perfect solution to his dilemma for all parties involved.

We recommend that the NFL immediately award Los Angeles an expansion franchise for next season, that the Eagles make Owens available in the expansion draft, and that the new LA team make Owens its first pick in the draft and sign him to a big contract. That's right, we want a litte TO to go with all of the T&A we have in this town.

Now, this idea may seem a little ludicrous on the surface, but think about it. TO's larger than life personality would be a perfect fit for Los Angeles - he could be the second coming of Shaq (minus the championships and dreams of becoming a police officer). And what a great way to get the city excited about the return of pro football. The way we see it, the main reason LA has been so apathetic about football up to this point is because the most likely way for the city to get a team has been to take on the New Orleans 'Aints. Can you blame us for not wanting any part of that disaster?