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Pierce Not Indicted:

From ESPN.COM  Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce was not indicted Monday by the Manhattan grand jury investigating a gun charge against former teammate Plaxico Burress, Pierce’s lawyer Michael F. Bachner told ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio. The grand jury voted Monday to clear Pierce of felony gun possession charges. Burress accidentally shot himself in the thigh on the […]

Pierce Finishes Testimony

Antonio Pierce finished his testimony in front of a grand jury today. Pierce did not speak, but his lawyer, Michael Bachner, did: “Mr. Pierce’s testimony was clear, coherent and consistent,” his lawyer, Michael Bachner, told reporters as the Giants’ middle linebacker, wearing a black suit, white shirt and no tie, stood behind him. “The grand […]

Pierce Offers Testimony

Antonio Pierce appeared today in front of a grand jury to testify about his involvement in the Plaxico Burress gun case. Not much is known about what he said, but this is what his lawyer, Michael Bachner, said: “Mr. Pierce’s grand jury presentation is ongoing. He hasn’t completed his testimony,” Bachner said. “And in respect […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lawyer Expects to Get Burress New Court Date

Burress Posts $100,000 Bail on Gun Charges

Plaxico Burress pleaded not guilty in Manhattan Criminal Court this afternoon on two charges of weapons possession. While prosecutors asked the judge for 250-thousand-dollars bail, the bail was set at 100-thousand, which Burress quickly posted and he left court without comment. Burress’ lawyer Ben Brafman spoke afterwards, and was angry about comments made earlier in […]