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Rob Bironas tried to "run me off the road" before crash, woman told 911

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A woman told a 911 dispatcher former Titans kicker Rob Bironas was driving erratically just before his SUV crashed.

The 911 call was obtained Monday by several media outlets.

The woman told the dispatcher neither she nor her husband recognized the man who drove up behind them. She says he pulled his SUV up beside their vehicle and gave them a look before speeding away. The woman told the dispatcher the man was dangerous and police needed to know something was wrong with him.

"We let him go on past us because he was trying to run me off the road and we don't know who he was," the woman told the dispatcher.

A Metro Nashville police spokesman says the accident investigation is ongoing. An autopsy was performed.

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Rob Bironas #2 of the Tennessee Titans smiles on the sideline against the New Orleans Saints at LP Field on August 30, 2012, in Nashville, Tennessee. Joe Murphy/Getty Images

Bironas, 36, died Saturday night. Police said he was speeding when he lost control in a curve and that there was no evidence of alcohol or drugs at the scene.

The Titans released Bironas in March after nine seasons. Bironas worked out for Tampa Bay during the offseason and worked out last week for the Detroit Lions, who announced Monday they plan to sign former Eagles kicker Alex Henery.

Bironas married Rachel Bradshaw, daughter of Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw, in June. reports that Bradshaw reported her husband missing less than an hour before he died in the car crash.

Bradshaw called police on Saturday because she didn't know where her husband was. According to a police report from the incident, Rachel and Rob had been watching a movie with a friend when Rob decided to go to bed around 10:30 p.m.

A few minutes after Bironas went to bed, his wife went to look for him, but was unable to locate him. CBS affiliate WTVF reports that she told officers they had not been fighting.

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