Terrell Owens, one of the greatest wide receivers ever to play in the NFL, may have tried to kill himself after holding a tryout that no pro teams attended.
Owens assistant called 911 Thursday after finding the future Hall of Famer barely responsive after taking prescription meds. In the call, a dispatcher asked the unnamed assistant if Owens had tried to take his own life.
"Yes, I believe so," the woman replied.
Owens' publicist Diana Bianchini told The Associated Press that “reports released with the 911 call are misleading and not factual.”
Owens had a similar controversy in 2006, when he reportedly admitted trying to kill himself with a lethal dose of pills while playing for the Dallas Cowboys. His then-publicist found him in his home, barely conscious and with an empty pill bottle nearby. According too a police report, Owens acknowledged being depressed and trying to harm himself. However, the player later denied purposely overdosing.
Owens, 37, spent the off-season rehabbing a...