Found March 02, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
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Plaxico Burress said it was his decision not to join the New York Giants for the 2011 NFL season, as he felt it was not a great idea. On The Dan Patrick Show on Thursday, Burress said that the Giants definitely wanted him back, and while the idea was tempting, the former incarcerated wide receiver said it was not personal to avoid returning to the team he won a Super Bowl with in 2008, but rather ”It was just a situation where I just wanted to go somewhere and start over fresh.” “I made the decision personally not to go back, said Burress. “I didn’t have any animosity towards them because they wanted to bring me back. I made a decision not to go.” Burress would remain in New York, playing for the Jets in 2011. He also ripped Giants’ head coach Tom Coughlin after signing with his new team, saying that his former head coach was very cold to him after it was revealed that Burress accidentally shot himself in the leg in a nightclub, which led to his time in prison. After a ...
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