// Plaxico Burress

2012 Patriots’ Wide Receivers Review: Excitement & Intrigue

As the start of the 2012 regular season quickly approaches, one of the most interesting positions on this team is that of the wide receivers. In the 2011 season the Patriots finished out with a receiving corps consisting of Wes Welker, Deion Branch, Julian Edelman, Matthew Slater, and Chad Ochocinco Johnson. We all know how […]

Patriots to Work Out Plaxico Burress

Plaxico Burress, who caught the winning pass to end the Patriots’ shot at a perfect season in the 2008 Super Bowl, will work out for the team on Sunday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Burress, who turned 35 on Sunday, has not worked out with any other team this offseason. He finished with 45 catches […]

NFL Power Rankings through Week 12

Back-ups-turned-starting-quarterbacks simply sucked; God continued to mess with conventional football wisdom (and common sense) despite the end of the NBA lockout; and Stevie Johnson made my wildest dreams come true (okay, second-wildest). Just another week in the NFL. With Thanksgiving come and gone like so many unlucky (yet incredibly delicious) turkeys, some teams have more […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 5

Though it wasn’t the 45-3 dismembering the Patriots gave the Jets last season, the Patriots still drew first blood against their rivals from New Jersey Sunday when they beat the Jets, 30-21. The Patriots are now one 30-point game shy of the St. Louis Rams’ NFL-record 14 consecutive games. Who’s moving to the head of […]

Cris Carter: Randy Moss Turned Down 1-Year Deal From Patriots

ESPN’s Cris Carter is reporting Randy Moss declined a one-year deal to return to New England this season before opting to retire. Moss has expressed interest in returning to Foxboro, but the sides struggled over the length of the contract. Moss demanded a multi-year deal, and the Patriots only wished to retrieve his services for […]

Tiger Talks or The O.J. Chase: Biggest Off-Field Moment Ever in Sports?

On Friday, Tiger Woods, the sports world’s most famous and recognizable figure, spoke publicly for the first time since his own world was turned upside down. His fall from grace has captivated the minds of all kinds, from avid golf enthusiasts, to casual sports fans, down to housewives and drama queens who are just in […]

What Will Become of David Tyree?

He was a hero, a villain, and now he’s out of the job. David Tyree, the man who made the infamous helmet catch against the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII, was cut by the Giants to meet the 53-man roster requirement on Saturday. He wasn’t a starter, or even an everyday player. Believe it or […]

Everyone is Guilty in Plaxico Burress Incident

One of the major areas of criticism with sports teams is how they handled their own players causing trouble. Often, there is in-house fighting that we don’t hear about because the teams keep it from the public. But, when it happens in the public eye, we have a way to judge how a team disciplines […]

FOX: Plaxico Burress Shot Himself in Leg

According to FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer, Giants WR Plaxico Burress accidentally shot himself in the right thigh Friday night. He was already ruled out of Sunday’s game with a thigh injury, but a bullet wound may push him out of action for much longer. Several reports aside from Glazer’s say that the Burress incident occurred […]

Giants: Best Team in the NFL?

One of the big questions coming in to the Monday Night Football game against the Browns (10/13) was whether the Giants truly were the best team in the NFL, since they were one of the two remaining undefeated teams and they were the defending Super Bowl Champions. A win, many speculated would guarantee that they’d […]

Giants Strike First

The Giants used a 52-yard completion from Eli Manning to Plaxico Burress to score first against the Patriots. Brandon Jacobs scored from seven yards out to put the Giants up 7-0. The TD marks the first time the Patriots have given up a TD in the red zone in nine possessions. Update: Later in the […]