Found August 07, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
Plaxico Burress is a 35-year-old wide receiver whose best days are in the rearview. He missed two NFL seasons while sitting in prison after committing one of the more ridiculous crimes ever committed by a professional athlete, and that is still saying something. With decreasing numbers and increasing age, Burress should be hoping to settle for any team who is willing to pay him just to show up to training camp. But alas, that is not the case with Burress. Now, I will be the first to admit that I was pulling for Burress to succeed in his first season back last year with the New York Jets. And trust me, it had absolutely nothing to do with the team he suited up for each week. It was just rooting for him individually. It is not that I have been a lifelong Burress fan, and neither was I a big fan of any of the teams he played for in the past. I don’t root for Michigan State, or the Pittsburgh Steelers or New York Giants. But considering what so many athletes do in terms of committing cr...
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