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Jake Ballard wears David Tyree’s No. 85, and he spent a few hours last week watching the highlights of Plaxico Burress’ Super Bowl XLII-winning TD catch. Now he has a
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New York Jets receiver Plaxico Burress will be active for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills.Burress has been hampered by a back injury and was limited in practice Thursday and Friday. He leads the Jets with five touchdowns, catching 18 passes for 243 yards receiving in his first season in the NFL since being released from a two-year prison term on weapons charges this fall.
It wasn’t David Tyree’s Super Bowl helmet catch, but tight end Jake Ballard’s overhead grab between two defenders on third-and-10 on the Giants’ final drive was as clutch as you will see in a regular-season game. And Ballard didn’t stop there, hauling in a 1-yard...
The injured DE Mike DeVito (knee), NT Kenrick Ellis (ankle), WR Plaxico Burress (lower), and CB Isiah Trufant (hamstring) all participated in position drills during practice yesterday and are all listed as questionable for tomorrow’s game.
Rex Ryan is most optimistic about Burress, who has been receiving heat treatment for soreness in his back. Ellis and DeVito’s injuries are...
"Police say a 50-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the leg in a parking lot at Gillette Stadium before the New England Patriots game against the Giants." He's reportedly OK, so now we can look forward to the play-by-play. [AP] More »
When Plaxico Burress awoke Sunday morning, he did not expect his sore lower back to allow him to play at all against the Bills.
ORCHARD PARK -- Plaxico Burress thought he’d be missing a regular-season game for the first time since he accidentally shot himself three years ago.
Instead, he was hard to miss on the field.
“I woke up [yesterday] morning, I didn’t think I was going to play,” Burress, who...
No more Randy Moss, Tedy Bruschi, Rodney Harrison nor David Tyree on the field for Sunday. The Giants and Patriots are hardly the same ones that met in 2007.
Leading into yesterday’s game Rod Boone of Newsday reports that Plaxico had some serious back issues to the point he thought he might not be able to play at all. Even so, by game time he felt better and played much of the game, helping the Jets win with his goal-line set up play for LaDainian.
When Plaxico Burress awoke Sunday morning, he did not expect his sore lower back to...
Peyton Hillis is out for the Browns against the Texans. The Jets' Plaxico Burress is questionable against the Bills. Who benefits? Check Will Carroll's fantasy upgrades and downgrades.
The Ghost of No. 85 Returns to Haunt Patriots
The Giants see a Patriots’ winning streak and they compelled to break it. Four years ago they derailed the Pats’ quest for an perfect 19-0 season by mounting a memorable comeback in Super Bowl XLII.
Yesterday, New England had them on the ropes in protecting their confines, where they had not lost a game since the 2008 season....
Jets receiver Plaxico Burress was a surprise addition to the injury report. Due to low back stiffness, Burress is questionable. FOX’s Jay Glazer says Burress will play against the Bills, but that he’ll be limited to third-down and red-zone duties early. If his back loosens up, he’ll play more. If it stiffens, he’ll play less.…
After failing to find the end zone in the first half, this unit put things together in the second half. QB Mark Sanchez (20-of-28, 230 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT) had two first-half turnovers that ended up not hurting the Jets. WR Plaxico Burress (five receptions, 79 yards) had...