Chris Mortensen of ESPN was the first to report that receiver Terrell Owens(notes) may have had recent surgery for a torn ACL, a procedure that may keep him out of action for six months or more if true. Mortensen said that neither Owens nor agent Drew Rosenhaus were available for comment, but that the surgery was performed by noted surgeon James Andrews last month. ESPN asked Rosenhaus about the possibility of an Owens surgery last month, as well. The picture accompanying this post was taken on June 5 at Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Dallas, so take that for what it’s worth on any timeline.
Two stories are coming out as to the source of the injury [if it’s true] — one source told Mort that T.O. suffered the injury during a workout. We do know that he’s been working hard at Athletes Performance in Los Angeles through most of the offseason, and he’s always trained like a demon, no matter what his other issues may be. However, the more interesting possibility is that he tore his ACL while taping a reality show for VH1, where he’s been a featured performer before
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