BREAKING NEWS: Former Dallas Cowboy Terry Glenn Arrested in Irving on Multiple Charges
His personal life in turmoil, Terry Glenn is out of jail.
According to Irving police, Glenn, the Dallas Cowboys' leading receiver in 2005 and an integral part of their 2006 playoff team, was arrested at a hotel last week on charges of public intoxication and possession of marijuana. He also had four outstanding traffic warrants issued in Roanoke.
Irving PD spokesman David Tull says officers were summoned to the Extended Stay Deluxe Hotel near Meadow Creek Drive and Highway 114 on a suspicious person call. A source familiar with the incident says Glenn had been seen roaming the hotel's hallways naked, but Irving PD could not confirm that account.
Terrance Tyree Glenn was arrested Jan. 25 at 10:30 p.m. and posted bond Jan. 26 at 7:30 a.m.
Glenn's NFL career may not be over, but this is certainly a step in the wrong direction. Apparently if you're young and golden and marketable it's okay to get caught smoking pot. But if you're a 34-year-old receiver who's undergone two knee surgeries and played only one game the last two seasons ...
Glenn was Dallas' best receiver in '05-'06, amassing 132 catches for almost 2,200 yards and 13 touchdowns. But in '07 he needed two surgeries and missed the first 15 games. He was released last July 25th when he refused to sign an injury waiver before training camp.
Glenn talked to the Miami Dolphins but never signed, and wound up sitting out the season. He remains a free agent.
Far as I can tell this is Glenn's third arrest. He was booked for public intoxication in 2005 when officers caught him urinating behind a fast-food restaurant dumpster, and for assaulting the mother of his then-5-year-old son in 2001.
Truth be told, the Cowboys sorely missed Glenn's deep-threat speed last season. But, let's face it, they've got enough character and disciplinary problems to go around without him.