Philadelphia Eagles quaterback
has decided to bow out of his guest appearance on
The Oprah Winfrey Show
. The controversial football star, who went to prison for his involvement in an illegal dog-fighting ring, while playing for the Atlanta Falcons, released a statement to the
After careful consideration, I will need to postpone the taping of the Oprah Winfreyinterview scheduled for February 22. I admire and respect Oprah and hope to be able to participate in an interview in the future.