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'Crazy' aces for special teams

'Gunners' and 'wedge busters,' these players are more than interchangeable parts

Originally Published: September 30, 2010
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- They met right in the middle of paradise in 2008, an accomplished special teams star from San Diego and an unheralded backup fullback from Jacksonville searching for a niche in the NFL.

Kassim Osgood, the AFC's Pro Bowl special teams player that year, had never heard of Montell Owens. But Osgood respected Owens' ambition. As soon as they bumped into each other during Pro Bowl week in Honolulu, Owens peppered Osgood with questions about how to stick in the ...

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