Back in November, long before the announcement that Terrell Owens would return to football (and North Texas) as a member and co-owner of the Indoor Football League’s Allen Wranglers, Owens was profiled by GQ Magazine.
The profile is featured in the February issue of GQ, and paints a picture of Owens as an introspective, forlorn and nearly broke former superstar, desperately looking for a team to take a chance on the second most prolific receiver, in terms of receiving yards, in NFL history. The Bengals opted against extending his contract after last season, and between then and the announcement that he'd join the Wranglers, Owens was out of football.
The profile then, came during that window of time in which Owens was completely out of football. And this, apparently, was not a happy time for the controversial receiver. Among the more salient details of the feature is that Owens would respond to texts asking where he was back then with, “I’M IN HELL.”
As for regrets, Owens wouldn’t go as far as to call them regrets in the GQ piece. But he says he would’ve done a few things differently if he had a chance. To wit, “Some of the things in Philadelphia.”
You can read the full article here.
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