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.
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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.
Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2009 | Adam Rank Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Darren McFadden, Eli Manning, Jeff Garcia, Luke McCown, Oakland Raiders, Plaxico Burress, Raheem Morris, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Terrell Owens, Tony Romo
Plaxico Burress could be an intriguing possibly should he shake free of his legal problems, but he would be a fantasy mismatch in Tampa Bay.
Agent Drew Rosenhaus recently said two teams have expressed interest in his client, free-agent WR Plaxico Burress. The Rams aren’t one of those teams, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.