Posts Tagged ‘Plaxico Burress’

Is Burress’ playing career over? I suspect not

In the land of second chances, I figure Burress will get his day as well, eventually.

Giants will be fine replacing Burress, Toomer

One question for the New York Giants is how they’re going to replace departed veteran receivers Plaxico Burress and Amani Toomer. The answer, as I see it, starts with rookie first-round pick Hakeem Nicks.

Giants’ brass reacts to jury’s decision on Pierce

While Antonio Pierce was on the field taking part in the first training camp practice with New York Giants on Monday, a NYC grand jury was deliberating his role in the weapons charges brought against ex-teammate Plaxico Burress.

Giants’ Pierce will not be indicted

New York Giants star linebacker Antonio Pierce, who testified for two days before a grand jury last week, will not be indicted, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Burress still may testify

Plaxico Burress‘ lawyer said this morning that a decision on whether the former Giants wide receiver will speak before a grand jury is still pending.

Roundup: Bears’ Urlacher weighs in on Burress

Get the latest news and notes, including Bears LB Brian Urlacher explaining why he was curious about talk that the team might have pursued free-agent WR Plaxico Burress.

Roundup: Bucs GM wants QB Freeman to sit and learn

Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik told the St. Petersburg Times that he wants rookie QB Josh Freeman eased into the starting role.

Vick, Plax, Pacman and you have frenemies

We keep asking the question: “Why do athletes make mistakes when they have so much going for them?” What you fail to remember is athletes or entertainers, for that matter, are people. They didn’t land here from Mars with superhuman talent.

Rosenhaus: Five teams interested in Burress

As word came out that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has initiated a review of the felony weapons charge against Plaxico Burress, agent Drew Rosenhaus announced on his Twitter page that five teams are interested in the former Giants wide receiver, despite the possibility of a suspension.

Can fantasy players trust Winslow?

The early reports out of Tampa on TE Kellen Winslow are good. Glowing, actually. But we’ve heard this before, right?

Reality check on Plax

After careful reflection on the Plaxico Burress situation and in light of the Donte’ Stallworth saga, I have to admit the scales of justice are a little askew.

Roundup: Bucs to consider starting QB Freeman

The St. Petersburg Times is reporting that the Buccaneers are considering starting rookie QB Josh Freeman if he continues to progress in training camp.

Roundup: Fourth team interested in Burress

The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that a fourth team has entered the bidding for troubled WR Plaxico Burress.

Manning speaks highly of Giants’ speed at receiver

At last count, the Giants have 11 receivers not named Plaxico Burress or Amani Toomer on their roster. No true No. 1, with Steve Smith likely holding top billing. Lots of youth. Lots of unknowns.

Bears players say they would welcome WR Burress

The Bears’ reported interest in free-agent WR Plaxico Burress has the approval of the team’s players. Devin Hester, likely one of the players who would be most affected by a Burress signing, was one of many Bears who appeared ready to welcome the former Giant with open arms, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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