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Burress Heading to Jail:

From ESPN and the AP One-time Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for violating New York’s stringent gun laws and was immediately taken into custody following his hearing. Burress agreed to a plea deal last month and pleaded guilty to a lesser firearms charge. The charges stemmed from […]

Burress Lands Two Years in Prison for Weapons Charge

Forget about Plaxico Burress coming in and being a number one wideout for some team around the NFL. The only place he’ll be catching passes for the next two years is prison. The player who just two years ago caught the game winning TD in the Giants upset of the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII […]

Key Court Day For Burress Approaching

From ProFootballTalk: Regardless of whether teams are interested in free-agent receiver Plaxico Burress, much could be learned about his availability to play football in 2009 when he returns to court on June 15 for a hearing in the pending criminal case against him. Burress faces felony charges arising from possession of an unlicensed and loaded weapon in […]

Member of ’86 Giants Convicted of Theft

Damien Johnson, a offensive lineman on the Super Bowl winning 1986 Giants team, was convicted of theft in the sale of a Mercedes-Benz. Johnson faces a maximum of five years in prison.

Plax Wants to Avoid Jail? published this report earlier today: At a time when the wheels seem to be in motion for a plea deal between Giants receiver Plaxico Burress and New York prosecutors, a league source tells us that Plax is pressing for an outcome that entails no jail time. It’s hardly surprising, given his chronic inability to understand […]

Report: Possible Plea Deal for Plax Still Requires Jail Time

The New York Times wrote a fantastic piece concerning a possible plea deal for Plaxico Burress:   A plea deal is being seriously considered in the gun possession case against Plaxico Burress, the New York Giants’ wide receiver, and it appears likely that any agreement would require him to serve at least some time behind bars, a […]

Jacobs Wants Plax Free

Jacobs talked to reporters about Plaxico Burress (via the NY Daily News) With the people they’ve got running around on the street, I don’t think that someone like him should be convicted for what he’s done,” Jacobs said earlier today. “He didn’t hurt anyone but himself. We’ve got murderers and killers and rapists and everything […]

Reese Says He’d Take Troubled WR Burress Back in 2009

One of the more interesting talks on Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis was that of Giants GM Jerry Reese, who spoke about troubled wide out Plaxico Burress. Reese says he wants Burress back in a G-Men uni next season, but is not sure if it will happen. “I hope he’s motivated, but […]