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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 […]

Plax Wins Grievance

Foxsports.com reported today that Plaxico Burress won his grievance case against the Giants: Plaxico Burress, cut by the Giants last week, has won his grievance against the club for withholding his bonus money, a source has told FOXSports.com’s Alex Marvez. The NFL Players Association and NFL attorneys made their arguments during a 3 1/2-hour hearing […]

Plaxico Declines New Offer Before Grievance Hearing

From Mike Florio of Profootballtalk.com: 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?

Profootballtalk.com 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 […]

BREAKING: Plax Case Ajourned

According to ABC, the Plax gun case has been adjourned, with no plea deal. The case will resume June 15th. More later.

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 […]