Owner Says Manziel Isn’t a NY Giants Type of Player (Video)

There have been several Giants players over the years who have run-ins with the law (most notably Plaxico Burress) that were far more severe in nature than Johnny Manziel riding a swan. But, owner Steve Tisch says Johnny Legend wouldn’t fit in well with the Giants. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. NY Giants Co-Owner Steve Tisch — I Would Be Concerned About...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Our Top 5:  Self-Inflicted Injuries in Sport

Plax shot himself in the leg, but didn't make this list.. In this list you won't see any injuries which occurred off the court or field of play.  Plaxico Burress didn't make the list.  Instead, we wanted to concentrate on self-inflicted injuries which were witnessed or happened during play.  We ranked them down from 5 to 1.  Some make you chuckle, others will make...
Via Sports Brothers Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

What If Plaxico Burress Never Shot Himself?

Starting on February 14, 2014, Sam Quinn and The Sports Post have decided to run down the 52 Greatest What Ifs in NFL History, one per week, for the next year. For a list of published What Ifs, as well as the introductory piece, click here. Did you know that, before 2012, the New York Giants had a different leading receiver every year since 2006? I'm convinced that Plaxico...
Via The Sports Post
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ben says he initially was upset by Steelers draft

(Credit: ESPN) Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has lobbied for a big, impact receiver for a few years now. Another Plaxico Burress, if you will. While the Steelers have had their fair share of pretty good receivers like Santonio Holmes, Mike Wallace, Emmanuel Sanders — who have since departed — Big Ben once again asked the Steelers brass to get him a big target...
Via Down and Distance
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress Doesn’t Understand Hockey, Takes Shot At Tom Brady

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress may be known for accidentally shooting himself in the leg, but now he’s taking shots at Tom Brady. On Twitter, that is. Burress took to Twitter to showcase what is apparently a new hockey fandom because he doesn’t seem to know anything about the sport. He tweeted about the Pittsburgh Penguins’ win over the New York Rangers on...
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress listened to & voted on shooting parody songs by Al Dukes today

Plaxico Burress stopped by Boomer & Carton today. We know, you can't picture Craig telling cops at a softball game that an illegal gun in New York (or anywhere) is a 'victimless crime' or hear Esiason stating that Mayor Bloomberg 'jonesed' over Plax' selfie either. But Burress had a great story about the Super Bowl. Yeah, that one.Later, the boys played...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress: ‘I want to come back and play’

After an offseason of working out, learning the Steelers playbook, Plaxico Burress was ready to make an impact in 2013.  But during training camp at St. Vincent College, Burress went down with a torn rotator cuff and was forced to have surgery on his 36th birthday. “I worked my tail off to get in great shape,” said Burress, via “I was focused, I knew the offense...
Via Sports-Glory
March 03, 2014  |  1 Comment

Plaxico Burress: ‘I Want To Come Back And Play’

Plaxico Burress went into the 2013 NFL season with the Pittsburgh Steelers ready to make an impact, only to  be sidelined by a torn rotator cuff during training camp. Burress is just one wide receiver on the list of players set to become free agents next week, and the embattled 37-year-old wants another shot this season. “I am going to treat it as I am coming back to play,”...
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Soon-To-Be Free Agent WR Plaxico Burress Still Wants To Play

Veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress will turn 37 prior to the start of the 2014 season, but he recently told that he will not let age or a torn rotator cuff suffered last year during training camp prevent him from trying to play one more season in the NFL. "I am going to treat it as I am coming back to play," said Burress, who is set to be an unrestricted...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress wants to keep playing football

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Super Bowl champion Plaxico Burress would like to continue to his NFL career after suffering a season ending shoulder injury last season with the Steelers. Former Giants WR Plaxico Burress, now 36 and coming off a shoulder injury, told ESPN he still wants to play in the NFL. — Ralph Vacchiano...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Analyst Charles Davis Thinks Mike Evans Is A Longer Version Of Plaxico Burress

In his latest mock draft, NFL Network draft analyst Charles Davis has the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans with the 15th overall selection in the first-round of the 2014 NFL Draft. On Wednesday, Davis was a guest on 93.7 The Fan and was asked if Evans could be a Plaxico Burress type of wide receiver in Pittsburgh. "Although he’s not as thick...
Via Steelers Depot
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress Not So Sure That He Will Ever Play Again

Exactly one month ago, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress told a fan on Twitter that he will "indeed" be back in 2014, but in a radio interview last week with Jim Rome on radio row at the Super Bowl, the former first-round draft pick didn't sound so sure that he'd ever play again. "I'm about four and a half months out of rehab, and I'...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress Suffers Huge Loss in Sale of FL Mansion

Plaxico Burress is the latest casualty of the housing market crash according to TMZ. The former NFL star originally bought his almost 7K square-foot mansion in Lighthouse Point, FL, in September 2005 for just under $4 million. Real estate values have hit all time lows since then causing even the houses in the well-to-do area where Plax lived to lose much of their value. Documents...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Free Agents Analysis – WR Plaxico Burress – Unrestricted

By Matthew Marczi Player: Plaxico Burress Position: Wide Receiver Experience: 12 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $620,000 2013 Season Breakdown: When Plaxico Burress was first released from prison in 2011, the Pittsburgh Steelers were interested in bringing him back, but he instead signed with the New York Jets, who offered him more guaranteed money. In...
Via Steelers Depot
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Plaxico Burress Coming Back For One More Season?

According to a Sunday tweet by Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress, he says that he is "indeed" coming back to Pittsburgh next season. Indeed! RT @gavinbennett18: @plaxicoburress you coming back to Pittsburgh next year? — Plaxico Burress (@plaxicoburress) January 5, 2014 Burress, who suffered a torn rotator cuff during training camp this past season, is...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress’ neightbors suing him over a pitbull attack

According to Black Sports Online,  Plaxico Burress’ New Jersey neightbor are claiming that his pitbull attacked her and left her with serious injuries. Gina Stasinos and her husband filed the lawsuit against Burress, claiming she was walking near his Totowa, NJ mansion back in May when his pitbull got loose and attacked her. Gina claims she suffered serious and permanent injuries...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Plaxico Burress’ Pitbull Attacked His Neighbor

It seems whenever Plaxico’s name comes up, it never has anything positive attached to it.  Unfortunately, this report is no different. AP Photo According to a TMZ reports, Burress’ neighbors Gina Stasinos and her husband filed a lawsuit against Burress, claiming the dog got loose and violently attacked her as she was walking near his home in Totowa, N.J. last May.  Stasinos...
Via Down and Distance
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress Is Satisfied With His Accomplishments If He Never Plays Again

The Pittsburgh Steelers showed that they had a lot of faith in veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress early in the offseason as they signed him to a one-year deal right at the start of the 2013 free agency signing period. Now, at 36 years of age and having to overcome a torn rotator cuff that he suffered during training camp, Burress is unsure if he will ever play again. "I view...
Via Steelers Depot
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Who replaces Plaxico Burress?

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton (photo credit: Keith Srakocic/AP Photos) On Tuesday August 13 the Pittsburgh Steelers officially placed wide receiver Plaxico Burress on the injured reserve list and now the question buzzing around Pittsburgh is who is going to step into Burress’s role as the Steelers’ number three receiver? The competition now opens up...
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress placed on season ending IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed wide receiver Plaxico Burress on season ending injured reserve. Steelers placed Plaxico Burress on injured reserve, officially ending his season. (And probably his career.) — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) August 13, 2013 I would love to see Plaxico continue his NFL career, but I’m not sure how much he has left.   Need NFL Tickets? ...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers place WR Plaxico Burress on injured reserve; remembering a career of ups and downs

On Monday, Pittsburgh Steelers’ veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress had season-ending surgery on his shoulder to repair a torn rotator cuff. Monday was also Burress’ 36th birthday. Given his age and a serious injury there is a lot of talk about whether or not this will be the end of his NFL career. We have placed WR @plaxicoburress on the Reserve/Injured List due to his shoulder...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Place WR Plaxico Burress On Injured Reserve; Sign WR Tyler Shaw

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress on injured reserve Tuesday following his Monday surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff suffered last week in practice. To fill his spot on the 90 man roster the team signed wide receiver Tyler Shaw. Shaw, a 5-11, 182-pound receiver out of Northwest Missouri [...] Steelers Place WR Plaxico Burress On...
Via Steelers Depot
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Burress to miss season

Steelers veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress is done for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery, according to ESPN. Burress, who began his 11-year career with the Steelers, was limited to only four games last season with the Steelers and might opt to retire. Burress, 36, was a red-zone threat in his career, using his 6-5 frame to leap over defenders in the end zone. His...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

A Look At The Steelers Wide Receiver Battle After One Preseason Game

By Matthew Marczi Following the season-ending shoulder injury to veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress, the door to the fifth receiver spot on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-man roster busted wide open, and several of the candidates made their presence felt during the team’s preseason opener against the New York Giants on Saturday, both positively and negatively. [...] A Look At...
Via Steelers Depot
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress: Did We Just Witness His Last Season?

There's no doubt that Plaxico Burress' season has come to an end after tearing his rotator cuff, but it's also a strong posibility that his lengthy 12-year career may have come to an end as well. Burress has experienced a relatively successful career. -- Despite getting selected to zero Pro Bowls.Burress has just recently returned to the NFL after serving a two-year prison...
Via Football Nation
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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