Tiki Barber: 'Right now, I need the game'

Updated: June 20, 2011, 12:44 PM ET
Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Tiki Barber says failures off the field after his retirement from football in 2006 led to a yearlong bout with depression.

The 36-year-old Barber, the New York Giants' career leading rusher, acknowledged in an HBO report to be aired Tuesday that he now needs football more than it needs him.

Barber has spent the past four months working out in an attempt to make a comeback, although his chances rest on the league and its players reaching a new collective bargaining ...

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