Owens' comments weren't necessary

The off-field comments by Terrell Owens are overshadowing his amazing on field performance.

Updated: November 5, 2004, 4:11 PM ET
By Sean Salisbury | ESPN Insider
"You have a guy like Ray Lewis, who, I mean, I thought pretty much he was my friend. I mean, this is a guy, you know, double-murder case, he could have been in jail.
"Seems like the league embraces a guy like that. But I'm going out scoring touchdowns, having fun, but I'm the bad guy."

--Terrell Owens