By Peter Gleason

Former great Eagles wide receiver Terrell Owens can best be described as “out of the box.”

He is being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month but will not attend the ceremony in Canton, Ohio.

Now, for the first time ever, a Pro Football Hall of Famer (non-posthumous or otherwise) will be entering the Hall of Fame while trying to get back in to the NFL.

“He wants to play in the NFL,” agent Jason Staroszik told ESPN. “But if he can’t, the CFL is the next-best option.”

Staroszik is negotiating on T.O.’s behalf with the Edmonton Eskimos. Owens recently invoked the 10-day window during which Edmonton either must make him an offer or release him from the team’s negotiating list.

No NFL team has shown any real interest in signing Owens since the Seahawks cut him nearly six years ago after a training camp/preseason audition. He last played in an