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New York Jets wide receiver Plaxico Burress missed a second straight day of practice on Thursday due to a stiff back.
It marks the second straight week that Burress had been bothered by back problems. He was limited in practice last week leading up to Sunday's game at Buffalo.
Burress wound up with five receptions for 79 yards - both season highs - in the 27-11 victory over the Bills.
The 34-year-old Burress has 23 receptions for 322 yards and five touchdowns this season.
New York will host the New England Patriots on Sunday night in a showdown for first place in the AFC East.
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Wide receiver Plaxico Burress missed a second straight day of practice Thursday for the New York Jets, according to The Star-Ledger.
Plaxico Burress, hampered by stiffness in his lower back, missed practice Thursday for the second straight day, as the New York Jets continued preparation for their AFC East showdown against the New England Patriots.
With the Jets playing the most important game of the year Sunday, Plaxico Burress sat out of practice today.
Via Brian Costello at the New York Post.
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New York Jets wide
receiver Plaxico Burress and kick returner Joe McKnight were not in uniform for
practice as the team prepares for its game against the New England
New York Jets wide receiver Plaxico Burress and kick returner Joe McKnight were not in uniform for practice as the team prepares for its game against the New England Patriots.
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