In the land of second chances, I figure Burress will get his day as well, eventually.
Posts Tagged ‘Plaxico Burress’
Posted: Monday, August 3rd, 2009 | Pat Kirwan Tags: Amani Toomer, Anquan Boldin, David Tyree, Domenik Hixon, Eli Manning, Hakeem Nicks, Jerry Reese, Mario Manningham, New York Giants, Plaxico Burress, Ramses Barden, Tom Coughlin
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted: Sunday, June 28th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, Drew Brees, Josh Freeman, Julius Peppers, LaDainian Tomlinson, New Orleans Saints, Paul Posluszny, Plaxico Burress, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Terrell Suggs
Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik told the St. Petersburg Times that he wants rookie QB Josh Freeman eased into the starting role.
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.
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.
The early reports out of Tampa on TE Kellen Winslow are good. Glowing, actually. But we’ve heard this before, right?
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.
Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Brandon Marshall, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Josh Freeman, Kansas City Chiefs, LaDainian Tomlinson, Maurice Jones-Drew, Miles Austin, Plaxico Burress, Sam Hurd, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Buccaneers, Todd Haley
Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Anthony Armstrong, Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Eddie Meador, Jay Cutler, Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins, Plaxico Burress, Tony Romo
The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that a fourth team has entered the bidding for troubled WR Plaxico Burress.
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.
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.