Come on, seriously?! The gossip and tabloid online magazine, TMZ claims (ARTICLE LINK) it has obtained the 911 call placed moments before Terrell Owens was rushed to an L.A. hospital for a possible pill overdose on October 6 — and according to Terrell’s assistant, T.O. was trying to kill himself. TMZ reports that T.O.’s assistant was asked whether or not it was a suicide attempt and she says yes!
I know professional athletes must feel a lot of pressure to perform at a high level but I doubt Owens was trying to kill himself.
Earlier this week the six-time NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver and 37 going on 38 year old, showed off his athletic ability and endurance during a private workout televised on the NFL Network for prospective scouts. Terrell is coming off anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery and looking for work.
Even though zero scouts showed up in person, T.O.’s agent believes many were watching on television. The workout did bear fruit. According to the Chicago Rush of the indoor Arena Football League, the team wants T.O. for the 2012 season.
Announced in a press release, the Rush said the contract will be good for the standard player agreement.
“We feel that this is an ideal time to approach the future NFL Hall of Famer,” Rush GM and president Gene Nudo said in a statement. “It would be a fantastic honor to add Terrell to our current roster for the 2012 season.”
According to Rush head coach Bob McMillen. “Terrell would absolutely complement our current wide receiving corps. His animation and over-the-top energy would be an excellent addition in the locker room, and the Chicago fans would undoubtedly welcome him here in Chicago.”
I hope this isn’t a publicity stunts to find more content for “The T.O. Show’?! But just in case, stay tuned.
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