With Terrell Owens back in the news again, this time for a possible suicide attempt, here's a look back at his up-and-down career.
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A third-round pick out of Chattanooga, Owens made 10 starts for the 49ers as a rookie, catching 35 balls for 520 yards and four touchdowns.
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When Jerry Rice went down with an ACL injury, Owens became the No. 1 receiver, totaling 60 receptions for 936 yards and eight touchdowns.
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Owens' dramatic touchdown catch against the Packers in the NFC wild-card game gave the 49ers a 30-27 victory.
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On Sept. 24, Owens celebrated a touchdown by running to midfield of Texas Stadium and posing on the Cowboys' star.
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During an Oct. 14 Monday-night game in Seattle, Owens pulled a Sharpie out of his sock after scoring a touchdown, signed the ball and handed it to a friend in the crowd.
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On Dec. 15, Owens celebrated a touchdown against the Packers by taking a pair of pom-poms from a 49ers cheerleader.
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Owens joined the Eagles in '04 and caught 77 passes for 1,200 yards and 14 touchdowns in 14 games, helping them go 13-3.
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On Nov. 15, before a Monday-night contest, Owens appeared in a controversial skit with "Desperate Housewives" Nicolette Sheridan that later created a national media firestorm. Here are Owens and Sheridan at the ESPYs.
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Owens recovered from a broken leg to play for the Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX. T.O. had nine catches for 122 yards, but the Eagles lost to the Patriots 24-21.
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Owens was displeased with his contract entering the '05 season, and his relationship with the Eagles deteriorated. On Nov. 4 coach Andy Reid suspended Owens for conduct detrimental to the team. On Nov. 8, Owens and his agent Drew Rosenhaus held an impromptu press conference to discuss the situation.
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On March 18, Owens signed a three-year deal worth $25 million with the Cowboys. Owens caught nine passes for 99 yards in his first two games but broke his finger in a win over the Redskins.
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