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Posts Tagged ‘court’

Brainstorming Replacements for Plax Revisited

On March 31st, I wrote about potential replacements for Plaxico Burress: With Burress’ court date pushed back to June 15th (the day before mandatory mini-camps) it’s becoming increasingly unlikely that Plax won’t suit up for the Giants on Week 1. He might not suit up at all. One NFL source told Newsday that: “It’s tough […]

Plaxico Declines New Offer Before Grievance Hearing

From Mike Florio of In the wake of the apparently abrupt decision of the Giants to cut receiver Plaxico Burress, a league source tells us that the team offered him a new contract aimed at resolving the pending grievance between player and team before Wednesday’s hearing. Per the source, Burress declined the offer. We’re […]

More Details about the Plax Court Apperance

Tom Rock of Newsday had a interesting account of Plaxico Burress’ day in court: Just a few notes from my morning visit to Part F of Manhattan Criminal Court today for the anti-Kentucky Derby (in other words, the least exciting two minutes in all of sports). You can read the more straight-forward account here. By 7 […]

Lawyer Expects to Get Burress New Court Date

Plax Getting Postponement

This from Tom Rock of Newsday: Just got off the phone with Ben Brafman (more to the point, he got off the phone with me) and he said that Plaxico Burress will in fact be seeking an adjournment during his appearance in court Tuesday morning. “That’s all I have to say,” Burress’ defense attorney said. […]

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 […]

Attorney Trying to Resolve Burress’ Case

Per Sal Paolantonio of ESPN The attorney for Plaxico Burress has been in constant communication with the Manhattan district attorney’s office for months, trying to get the charges against Burress resolved so that the New York Giants wide receiver can avoid a lengthy trial with the goal of returning to the NFL in time for […]

Coughlin Talks to Mosely

Matt Mosely of ESPN caught up with Tom Coughlin at the owner’s meeting. Here’s the article: It should come as no surprise that Tom Coughlin was running about 10 minutes ahead at the NFC coaches’ breakfast. While reporters staked out Wade Phillips’ table, Coughlin quietly took a seat at his table and waited at least […]

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 […]

Players Talk About Plax

From NY Daily News: Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora of the Giants isn’t a legal expert when it comes to troubled receiverPlaxico Burress and his scheduled court appearance next week on a felony gun possession charge. Umenyiora is just an optimist, and he believes after talking to legal experts that Burress will be […]