Bill Parcells had noted in a press conference a few days before the incident that the medication Owens had been taking had made him sick, and he had been prescribed a milder pain killer. Before an arbitrator could make a ruling on Owens' grievance, the NFL and the three teams involved in the controversy reached a settlement on March 16, He did sit ups in his driveway as a reaction to being stalked by the media when he was minding his own business at home, shooting baskets on his driveway. Share this: However, Owens challenged the 49ers' right to make the deal. Also with this win, the Cowboys clinched a playoff berth for the second consecutive season, making this the third time Owens would participate in back-to-back postseasons. Archived from the original on October 14,
Despite this, Young kept throwing to Owens and he redeemed himself by catching the game-winning touchdown immortalized by the impassioned game call of 49ers radio play-by-play announcer Joe Starkey for a 30—27 comeback victory.
Player stats at PFR. Owens appeared in the NBA All-Star celebrity game again in scoring 17 points including two alley-oopsto secure his second consecutive MVP award. Louis Rams. Hutson