New York Giants: The Potential Impact of Re-Signing Plaxico Burress

January 29, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If Plaxico Burress rejoins the New York Giants and his tank isn't on empty, and that is a big if, he could have a surprising impact on the team.
It must be said that when Plax went to prison he was already in the process of losing a step, and now at the age of 34 and having spent the last two years in prison it is debatable as to what kind of impact Plaxico would have, if any. And while Eli Manning, co-owner Steve Tisch and general manager Jerry Reese might support the re-signing of Plax they all need to convince head coach Tom Coughlin first, who was livid with Plaxico when he went to prison. 
But I know just as the Giants do that Plaxico is an athletic freak. And to top it off Plax already knows the Giants offense, which hasn’t changed, and has a good chemistry with Eli. So while Plax will be slow, that isn’t a big deal considering he is 6'5", 240 pounds, in other words Plax’s game has never been about speed.
Plax’s style of playing wide re...

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