Former NFL Star WR Terry Glenn Dies In Tragic Car Crash, Passenger Survives


Former NFL wide receiver Terry Glenn died Monday morning at the age of 43 from injuries sustained in a car crash in Irving, Texas, the Dallas County coroner’s office and City of Irving Fire Department confirmed to

The cause of crash is undetermined at this moment, per Irving Police.

Glenn played 12 seasons in the NFL (six with the Patriots, one with the Packers and five with the Cowboys) after being selected in the first round of the 1996 draft by New England. Glenn had four 1,000-yard seasons in his career and holds the Patriots’ rookie record for receptions (90) and receiving yards (1,132) in a season.

Glenn made the 1999 Pro Bowl after catching 69 passes for 1,147 yards and four touchdowns for New England. Glenn also caught the first touchdown pass of Tom Brady’s career on Oct. 14, 2001.

Plenty of former and current players, including former Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe, paid their respects to Glenn on social media Monday.


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