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New York Jets wide receiver Plaxico Burress didn't practice because of a swollen elbow, but he and the team expect him to play Sunday against the New England Patriots.

Jets Plaxico Burress misses practice – Injury Report

New York Jets WR Plaxico Burress sat out practice today with an elbow injury.According to the NJ Star Ledger, Burress said he noticed inflammation last night in his elbow.  Calling the ballooning elbow “freakish”, he isn’t sure what caused … [visit site to read more]Jets Plaxico Burress misses practice – Injury Report - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Blog

Patriots looked at Plaxico Burress in offseason

With the New York Jets visiting the New England Patriots this weekend, it’s time to visit with the Pats for some early news updates.First item:  Head coach Bill Belichick admits that the Patriots looked at Jets WR … [visit site to read more]Patriots looked at Plaxico Burress in offseason - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Blog

Burress held out of practice, expects to play Sunday

Plaxico Burress didn't feel right when he woke up this morning, experiencing some pain in his left elbow.

Plaxico Burress Says 'Thank You' to Patriots for Leaving Him in Single Coverage for Game-Winning Catch in Super Bowl XLII

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...

Jets WR Burress sits out practice with ailing elbow

New York Jets wide receiver Plaxico Burress sat out Wednesday's practice due to swelling in his elbow. Jets coach Rex Ryan dismissed Burress' absence and said he will play in Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. Burress was injured in Sunday night's loss to the Baltimore Ravens. After sitting out the past two seasons while he was jailed on illegal firearms...

Jets' Burress is catching up to redemption

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.

Plaxico Burress a Giant pain

FOXBORO - Plaxico Burress hasn't played at Gillette Stadium since 2002, though Patriots fans are more than familiar...

Jets' Burress practices; Mangold could play

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...

Ex-Giants WR, now Jets WR, Plaxico Burress recalls his Super Bowl-winning catch vs. the Pats

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...

Patriots Considered Signing Plaxico 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 [...]

Jets not concerned with underdog label

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...

How much interest did the Pats have in Plaxico Burress? We’ll let Bill Belichick fill in some details

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...

Jets' Plaxico Burress practices, Nick Mangold expects to play

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - New York Jets wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a full participant at practice a day after...

Jets WR Plaxico Burress says elbow is fine, Nick Mangold confident he'll play Sunday

Mangold said if today was gameday, he'd be playing

Geico SportsNite: Jets (Sanchez / Plax / Holmes) – 10/5/11

SportsNite coverage from last night, the clip includes sound from Mark Sanchez, Plaxico Burress, and Santonio Holmes.
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