Found November 07, 2011 on The Jets Blog:
PLAYERS: Plaxico Burress
TEAMS: New York Jets
Leading into yesterday’s game Rod Boone of Newsday reports that Plaxico had some serious back issues to the point he thought he might not be able to play at all.  Even so, by game time he felt better and played much of the game, helping the Jets win with his goal-line set up play for LaDainian. When Plaxico Burress awoke Sunday morning, he did not expect his sore lower back to allow him to play at all against the Bills. Closer to game time, he figured he might be able to participate on a limited basis, perhaps near the end zone. Instead, he played through all of the Jets’ 27-11 victory and contributed five catches for 79 yards, including the one that set up the game’s first touchdown. “I woke up, stretched, said a couple of prayers and went out and played as hard as I could, and I lasted the whole game,” he said afterward. “It felt pretty good. I wasn’t limited in any way.” Glad that Plaxico was able to play.  He was a help in that win, and not having him play yesterday would have b...

Jets WR Burress active vs. Bills

New York Jets receiver Plaxico Burress will be active for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills.Burress has been hampered by a back injury and was limited in practice Thursday and Friday. He leads the Jets with five touchdowns, catching 18 passes for 243 yards receiving in his first season in the NFL since being released from a two-year prison term on weapons charges this fall.

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The injured DE Mike DeVito (knee), NT Kenrick Ellis (ankle), WR Plaxico Burress (lower), and CB Isiah Trufant (hamstring) all participated in position drills during practice yesterday and are all listed as questionable for tomorrow’s game. Rex Ryan is most optimistic about Burress, who has been receiving heat treatment for soreness in his back. Ellis and DeVito’s injuries are...

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Plaxico will play, but could be limited

Jets receiver Plaxico Burress was a surprise addition to the injury report.  Due to low back stiffness, Burress is questionable. FOX’s Jay Glazer says Burress will play against the Bills, but that he’ll be limited to third-down and red-zone duties early. If his back loosens up, he’ll play more.  If it stiffens, he’ll play less.…

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Jets report card

OFFENSE After failing to find the end zone in the first half, this unit put things together in the second half. QB Mark Sanchez (20-of-28, 230 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT) had two first-half turnovers that ended up not hurting the Jets. WR Plaxico Burress (five receptions, 79 yards) had...
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