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Free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress wants to play for the Carolina Panthers next season, but the team reportedly isn't interested. A team official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told The Charlotte Observer on Wednesday that the Panthers do not want him. The mercurial former Jets and Giants wideout said "no doubt about it" when asked on WFNZ in Charlotte about whether he would like to play in the city. "My brother lives right there in Charlotte, my cousin lives there in Charlotte, and all my family is there in Columbia, South Carolina," Burress said earlier this week, according to the New York Post. "It would just be a great situation all the way around and being close to everybody." The Virginia native had said he also wouldn't mind catching passes from second-year quarterback Cam Newton, who was Rookie of the Year after being drafted first overall in 2011. "Not just [the location], but playing with Cam, who I think is one of the top five quarterbacks in all of foot...
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