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Posts Tagged ‘Suspension’

Michael Boley Suspended for Season Opener

We knew his injury might keep him out of the season opener. Now, he’ll definitely be out. But not because of his injury. He has been suspended for the season opener, for violating the league’s Personal Conduct Policy, according to the Daily News. There is no word as to what the violation was, but sources […]

Evans Has Giant Shot At Defensive Line:

From Ralph Vacchiano: Maurice Evans (48) is seeking redemption and is trying to latch on with the Giants. Maurice Evans swears he doesn’t think much about what could have been in his life, but it had to be on his mind at least a little on draft day when the Buffalo Bills made Aaron Maybin […]

Tuck Talks About Edwards, Other Wideouts

Justin Tuck was candid when asked about Braylon Edwards, and other potentially available wide recievers: Tuck said he spoke with Edwards about three weeks ago – the two and Ryan Grant got together in NYC – and chatted about a few things but nothing about Edwards’ potential trade to the Giants. “Me and Braylon go […]

Details About the Plax Grievance Ruling

Mike Garafolo of, does a great job of breaking down the Plax grievance ruling: Just because the Giants had written the full signing bonus into the default portion of the contract doesn’t mean they were looking to get it all back. I haven’t seen the complaint, but it appears Mike Florio at has. […]

NFLPA Happy About Burress Decision

NFLPA Director DeMaurice Smith issued a statement about the Burress grievance ruling: “This decision is a real win for the players,” Smith said in a statement published on the NFLPA’s website. “It means that clubs can’t impose additional discipline by claiming back signing or roster bonus monies after a suspension, either by a club or the league. The CBA […]

Burress Wins Again, Gets to Keep Roster Bonuses

From Pro Football Talk: Lost in the news that former Giants receiver Plaxico Burress beat back an attempt by team to withhold $637,500 in signing bonus allocation is the fact that Burress also prevailed on an attempt by the club to invalidate the full amount of a 2008 per-game roster bonus. The Giants not only wanted to withhold […]

Plax Wins Grievance 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’s Alex Marvez. The NFL Players Association and NFL attorneys made their arguments during a 3 1/2-hour hearing […]

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 […]

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 […]