Plaxico Burress after his release from prison. Image via the New York Post
Plaxico Burress wants to play for the Eagles. I mean, he really, really wants to play for the team.
Hmm. Where have we heard this before?
Plax, who spent his first season post-prison with the Jets, will be a free agent in March and is again looking for a home.
You may recall that last summer, Burress made a heavy campaign to get himself to the Eagles, even emerging from prison wearing a Phillies cap.
It’s been real, New York, but yet another professional athlete prefers to come to Philadelphia.
The report comes from Howard Eskin, who spent time with Plaxico in Indianapolis at the Super Bowl. Eskin reported the following via Twitter:
The question is, will the Eagles be interested in him? Eskin believes the team will at least consider Burress, saying, “I do believe the Eagles will take a hard look at signing Plaxico Burress.”
Burress did well for himself in his return season, catching for 612 yards on 45 rec...