Bengals place Owens on IR

Terrell Owens suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee during this past Sunday's game against...

Terrell Owens suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee during this past Sunday's game against Cincinnati. (REUTERS/Jason Miczek)

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CINCINNATI, Ohio, -- The Cincinnati Bengals made it official on Tuesday and placed wide receiver Terrell Owens on injured reserve.

Owens suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee during this past Sunday's game against Cincinnati. He had originally hurt the knee during a December 5 contest against New Orleans.

The 37-year-old veteran, in his first season in Cincinnati, was leading the Bengals with 72 receptions, 983 yards and nine touchdowns.


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