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Embattled NFL receiver Plaxico Burress appeared on 97.5 The Fanatic on Tuesday and stated, “nothing else would make me happier” than joining the Eagles. Buress said the Eagles had “a lot” of interest in him last year. Although not enough to out-spend the New York Jets apparently.
It appears the former Michigan State star would like to trade in last year’s green-and-white for green-and-silver. Burress made $3 million on a one-year-deal last year with the Jets. Don’t expect a ton of teams to be fawning over him at this point though.
A few minutes ago, ESPN’s Rachel Nichols tweeted:
Just spoke to Plaxico Burress – said he’s spoken to Michael Vick several times about signing with the Eagles, “would be something special.”
I guess that would be the ultimate “redeem team” or sorts. Or at least the “rehabilitation combination” of quarterback and wide receiver. Has the NFL ever seen two big stars disgrace themselves, get sent to prison and then come back and play on the same team togeth
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Plaxico Burress says the Jets want him back, but the veteran receiver has his eyes on a team further south.
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As many times as he’ll talk about it, apparently. It’s the offseason, people. Cut me some slack.
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