Congrats to Plaxico Burress who won the Sporting News Comeback Player of 2011 award.
His numbers did not compare with those of his prime seasons, but Burress proved that, after missing two seasons while serving 20 months in prison following his conviction on weapons charges, he is still a capable NFL wide receiver. And for that, he is our 2011 comeback player of the year.
While I’m happy of what Plax accomplished, having him come back to the Jets in 2012 is simply not realistic. If he wants to come back on a reduced salary and reduced role, that’s up for discussion, but this in no way changes my opinion on what his relationship with the Jets should be moving forward as a starter – it’s run it’s course.
Since the Jets most likely aren’t going to cut Tone loose this off-season, the Jets are going to need to give Santonio all the help they can across the formation. 2011 proved that Plax is incapable of doing his share to allow Holmes to remain blissfully unaware of the reality of his...