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Plaxico Burress

Plaxico Burress
Plaxico Burress (August 12, 1977 - ) is a wide receiver in the NFL. Burress was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2000 NFL Draft.
Plaxico Burress (August 12, 1977 - ) is a wide receiver in the NFL. Burress was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2000 NFL Draft. « Show less

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  • Virginia Tech among several ACC schools in mix for future Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games

    Virginia Tech among several ACC schools in mix for future Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games
    Preseason media days are gifts that keep on giving, and not just the lingering heartburn from 24/7 gratis vittles. The ACC's just-completed football boondoggle in Greensboro, N.C. — compliments on the grilled salmon topped with fried leeks —...
  • NFL brings entrepreneurial boot camp for current, former players to Baltimore

    NFL brings entrepreneurial boot camp for current, former players to Baltimore
    Longtime NFL cornerback Phillip Buchanon is creating a board game to teach money management and other life skills to kids. Arizona Cardinals long snapper Mike Leach and his wife, Julie, are developing a product to help parents toilet train their toddlers....
  • Football: Former NFL player Antonio Pierce introduced as Long Beach Poly coach

    Football: Former NFL player Antonio Pierce introduced as Long Beach Poly coach
     Long Beach Poly, a 19-time Southern Section champion, introduced former NFL player Antonio Pierce as its new football coach on Thursday. Let's just say there's skeptics whether Pierce, who has no coaching experience, was the best choice for a program...
  • NFL news and notes: Jets sign Jason Hill with Santonio Holmes out for the year

    NFL news and notes: Jets sign Jason Hill with Santonio Holmes out for the year
    The New York Jets have signed wide receiver Jason Hill with Santonio Holmes ruled out for the season with a Lisfranc foot injury where he tore ligaments and will undergo surgery. The Jets signed Hill, who famously called them "overhyped" last season when...
  • NFL season preview

    NFL season preview
    Photo by Al Diaz When the National Football League finally put an end to the drawn-out lockout this summer, the first thing that popped into my mind was that the embarrassment was over. There would be no more talk of negotiating from NFL Commissioner...
  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 15: Russell Wilson leads the way

    Does not include players previously on practice squad, the "physically unable to perform" list or injured reserve: Arizona Cardinals: 87 Jeff King, TE, Virginia Tech (Pulaski High): Reserve; targeted 3 times; 1 catch for 7 yards; penalized 10 yards for...
  • Reader Q&A: Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Bears mailbag
    Any chance the Bears go after Plaxico Burress? -- @chifan4life, from Twitter There is a chance, but it's slightly better than an ice cube's chance in Death Valley. The Bears have had multiple opportunities to sign Burress going back to 2005, when he left...
  • Free agent wide receiver market drying up on Ravens

    Free agent wide receiver market drying up on Ravens
    At the NFL Scouting Combine late last month, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged something that was probably pretty obvious to anybody even remotely familiar with the team’s salary cap situation. “I don’t see us spending high...
  • Where will Plaxico Burress end up?

    Where will Plaxico Burress end up?
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss former NFL star Plaxico Burress, who was released from prison on Monday. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Dan Pompei, Chicago Tribune For a...
  • NFL roundup

    NFL roundup
    Redskins 28, Cowboys 18 Rookie Alfred Morris ran for 200 yards and three touchdowns as host Washington clinched the NFC East title with its seventh consecutive victory. Robert Griffin III was 9-of-18 for 100 yards but rushed six times for 63 yards and...
  • Your turn: Should the Ravens try to sign Plaxico Burress?

    Your turn: Should the Ravens try to sign Plaxico Burress?
    Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress was released from prison Monday morning after serving a 20-month sentence for handgun charges (for shooting himself in the leg at a New York City nightclub). The 33-year-old will attempt to return to...