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Prospect Profiles: ILB Sean Lee (Penn State)

Highlights Sean Lee Measurables (Combine Numbers When Available) Born July 22nd, 1986 (Older prospect). Senior. 6’2 236 pounds. Stats Career: 324 tackles, 3 FF, 3 INT 2009: 86 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 INT (10 games with stats). Big Games: 13 tackles (6 solo) vs Syracuse and a sack, 12 tackles (3 solo) and a sack vs Temple, […]

Pierce Might Be in Trouble With League, Too

Ralph Vacchiano of the Daily News passes along this report: Antonio Pierce might not only be in trouble with the law. He could be in trouble with the NFL, too. The news that Pierce might be facing criminal charges in connection with his role in the Plaxico Burress shooting caught the attention of the league […]

Pierce Could Still Face Jail Time

In the ongoing Plaxico Burress trial, Antonio Pierce could still face jail time. The NY Post is reporting that the Manhattan DA still wants to prosecute Pierce (note: there are plenty of details about Plax’s status, but since he is no longer a Giant, we’re not going to focus on it) The Post has also […]

Burress Is “Deathly Afraid” Of Going To Jail:

From and Bob Papa: We’ve been hearing for weeks now that former Giants receiver Plaxico Burress flatly has rejected opportunities to resolve criminal charges that could put him away for a minimum of 3.5 years, even though Burress would do far less time by pleading guilty to a lesser charge. Bob Papa, the radio play-by-play announcer for the […]

Plaxico Wants To Be A Dolphin:

From At the bottom of the same article during which Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald offers quotes from the lawyer representing Dolphins defensive end Randy Starks, Jackson drops an interesting nugget regarding the status of free-agent receiver Plaxico Burress. Per Jackson, Burress has told people he’d “love” to play for the Dolphins if […]

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 […]

Jets Have Discussed Signing Burress:

From Mike Florio of Need more evidence that Jets G.M. Mike Tannenbaum knows he needs to win now or else? According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, the Jets have talked internally about signing receiver Plaxico Burress. Per Mort, nothing’s imminent and the acquisition is currently unlikely.  But the Jets have talked about keeping Burress […]

Plaxico is Fighting with his Lawyer:

From Mike Florio of Free-agent receiver Plaxico Burress and his criminal defense lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, currently aren’t seeing eye to eye regarding the reluctance of Burress to accept the various plea deals that Brafman has negotiated. In fact, we’re told that Burress has rejected as many as three offers from prosecutors. Each one would […]

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 […]

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 […]