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Yesterday, we heard from ex-Giants WR Plaxico Burress, who now plays for the Jets. Among other things, he offered detailed recollections of his game-winning catch in Super Bowl XLII, outlining how he beat CB Ellis Hobbs and saying “thank you” for single-coverage.
In today’s Boston Herald, Hobbs joins Burress in describing a play that is one of the NFL’s most indelible. This is my story.
Hobbs remembered the play like it was yesterday, but began by saying that it didn’t bother him. He didn’t have to “make his peace with it. I know the story behind the story,” Hobbs told me.
Then, he offered an explanation on several points inside that play, including how he received numbing shots to the groin before games, how players wondered about that call before the snap, and how he played the percentages by protecting against the inside route without any help. It is that “calculated gamble” that gives him confidence that he played the 13-yard touchdown as well as he could have.
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Plaxico Burress didn't feel right when he woke up this morning, experiencing some pain in his left elbow.
FOXBORO, Mass. -- Wide receiver Plaxico Burress still can't believe the Patriots left him in single coverage during the decisive play of Super Bowl XLII. Burress caught the game-winning touchdown pass from Eli Manning to help lift the Giants to a 17-14 victory, and the wide receiver reminisced about the play Wednesday. Burress lined up alone out wide on the left side of the offense...
Plaxico Burress is a football player again. Released from Rikers Island in July, he remains in New York, no longer a Giant, but a Jet. He’s returned to a world where winning is the fastest road to personal redemption, and the two touchdown passes he’s caught already have made the process easier for him.
FOXBORO - Plaxico Burress hasn't played at Gillette Stadium since 2002, though Patriots fans are more than familiar...
New York Jets wide receiver Plaxico Burress returned to practice Thursday, a day after sitting out with a swollen left elbow.
Burress was injured in Sunday night's 34-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. He woke up to swelling in the elbow Wednesday morning, but coach Rex Ryan said it wasn't serious.
Ryan also said he expects center Nick Mangold to play this weekend against...
It has been four years since Plaxico Burress broke the Patriots hearts with a 17-yard touchdown catch over DB Ellis Hobbs to win Super Bowl XLII in the desert. Since then, he’s been to jail and he’s joined the Jets.
Today, during a conference call, Burress recalled that moment, the one ingrained forever in the minds of Patriots fans. No, you guys won’t like this. But Burress...
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was asked by the media on Tuesday if he considered bringing in Plaxico Burress before he settled for Chad Ochocinco. ”We did look at him in the offseason just because of his general availability as we normally do – look at all the players that are not connected with [...]
The underdog role is nothing new to Jets receiver Plaxico Burress -- especially when it comes to facing the Patriots.
That's just where Burress and the Jets find themselves this week as they head to Foxborough. They are 9-point underdogs, according to Vegas.
"It's what you've got...
Plaxico Burress was an intriguing proposition for some teams, following his release from prison earlier this year. Prior to his serving time for having a gun, and using it to shoot himself in the leg, Burress was one of the best receivers in the game.
As most will painfully recall, he caught the game-winning touchdown for the New York Giants in the 2007-08 Super Bowl that killed...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - New York Jets wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a full participant at practice a day after...
Mangold said if today was gameday, he'd be playing
SportsNite coverage from last night, the clip includes sound from Mark Sanchez, Plaxico Burress, and Santonio Holmes.
Plaxico Burress (elbow), Calvin Pace (abdomen) should also be good to go