Plaxico Burress: Why The Former Giants Star Is a Big Plaxi-NO

February 1, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On June 6th, former Giants star wide receiver Plaxico Burress will be eligible for release from prison on good behavior after spending two years following an altercation in a New York City club where Plaxico shot himself in the leg.

It is without question that Plaxico Burress was the Giants’ best receiver and quite possibly one of the NFL’s best receivers prior to his legal troubles and subsequent release from the New York Giants.
Now with his impending release, talk has risen about the re-signing of the former Super Bowl hero by the New York Giants, but is it worth the risk?
It is easy to see where one might draw comparisons to the megastar in Philadelphia, Michael Vick. This season, Vick took the Eagles under his wing and guided them to an NFC East title, all the while placing himself as a contender for the NFL Most Valuable Player award. He did all this, of course, two years removed from prison.

Is it rational to believe that the 33 year old Plax...

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