Terrell Owens #81 of the Dallas Cowboys walks on the field against the New York Giants at Texas Stadium on December 14, 2008 in Irving, Texas.
Aside from a, uh, not-so-awesome television show--which will inexplicably return for a second season on VH1 next Sunday--former Dallas Cowboys' receiver Terrell Owens is currently unemployed. Recently, he offered his explanation as to why.
But first, a quick refresher for those who may have forgotten about the receiver all together.
Owens flourished through three seasons in Dallas, after burning bridges to San Francisco and Philadelphia. After Dallas, Owens found a new home in Buffalo, but the relationship was to be short lived.
His 2009 season with the Bills was a disappointment, and now, after playing out his one-year contract, Owens is without a team. According to the future Hall of Famer, the reason is simple. Speaking to 104.5 FM The Zone in Nashville, Tennessee, Owens blamed the media, and ESPN in particular, for cultivating his poor reputation.
“A lot of people have listened to a lot of the commentaries throughout a lot of the media outlets, mainly ESPN, that has my character in question as far as things that have happened in the past,” Owens said, per the Dallas Morning News. “And I think even though I may do 99 good things right and if I do one thing wrong, ESPN and the people on there is gonna make it out to be the worst thing ever.”
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