The former NFL wide receiver was there in front of a national TV audience, having to revisit his problems, mistakes and all of that other fun stuff as Dr. Phil tried to talk him through things.
It was the latest chapter in what's becoming a very sad story for Owens.
However, it could be worse.
While appearing next to Dr. Phil may seem like rock bottom, things could always get worse. T.O. could have found himself next to Snooki instead.