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Say goodbye, Plax

Posted on: December 2, 2008 7:00 pm
 

Plaxico Burress wrote a book this year. Here's the name for his second one: Have gun, will travel -- straight into oblivion..
That's because his career with the New York Giants is over -- and his football playing days might be as well.

The Giants placed Burress on the reserve/non-football injury list Tuesday, officially ending his season. He's also fined and suspended four games, which means his wallet will feel the pain as well as the leg that had a bullet in it.

The stupidity of his bringing a loaded gun into a nightclub and Barney Fife-ing himself by it going off and him ending up with a gunshot wound in his leg will likely mean Burress will be playing for another team next season.

That's if he's not taking Mike Vick's spot on the prison team.

Burress could face between 3 1/2 and 15 years after being charged with illegal gun possession. Any jail time would all but end his NFL playing days.

Bang, bang. You're career is dead.

The Giants had no choice. Their doctors determined that he would be out for six weeks anyway, but even if he could have played this week he was headed for a suspension.
Tom Coughlin has put up with a lot from Burress.

He's been late for meetings. He's mouthed off. He's been a bad teammate. His list of me-first issues is starting to look as thick as the Manhattan phone book.

Memo to Plax: You aren't that good.

He might have caught the game-winning touchdown pass to give the Giants the stunning upset of the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl last February, making him a hero to many, but gun-toting, I'm-bigger-than-the-law athletes lose favor faster than Hollywood teenagers.

The Giants will be fine without Burress. They love Domenik Hixon, who has more speed to stretch the field. Their coaches rave about the raw ability of Hixon. They also rave about him being a great person, an obvious shot at the guy who was playing in front of him.

No matter what happened with Burress, the New York Giants are still the team to beat in the NFL.

It's too bad for Plaxico Burress that his Wild, Wild West ways will prevent him from enjoying it.

Bang, bang. You're career is dead.

 

Category: NFL
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Since: Feb 13, 2008
Posted on: December 3, 2008 7:59 am
 

Say goodbye, Plax

Thank you Cali.  I hope the Giants try to help him instead of crucifiying him.  It was a mistake and deserves punishment...hopefully not banishment.  I do not know Plax personally but I continue to read that he is a good person.



Since: Oct 27, 2007
Posted on: December 3, 2008 4:57 am
 

Say goodbye, Plax

i just dont get it ,first why would you go to a club that you needed a gun to visit in the first place ,, second  with the kind of money these players make why not just hire a bigger thug  than themselves to take care of the trash their hanging around.. just another classic example of  all the money in the world cant buy you smarts.it to bad these players that  come out of the hardships they grew up in just to blow it when the have the millions  they always wanted


Kazmanian Devil
Since: Jul 16, 2008
Posted on: December 3, 2008 1:56 am
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Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: December 3, 2008 1:50 am
 

Say goodbye, Plax

i agree with that it seems that prisco is really happy with what happen to him. he might as well go find plax a spit on him as well just to finish him off. plaxico got we he had coming. eventhough he didn't mean for it to go like this.



Since: Sep 22, 2008
Posted on: December 3, 2008 1:43 am
 

Say goodbye, Plax

I must say to that lanky athletic kid who wore NO.1 at Michigan State drafted #1 by the Rooney's is another example of a Pro athlete taking his talents and God given talents for granted. act like a man. Plax....PerPlex, you must understand that you will be made an example of by the NYPD and Mayor Bloomberg. I hope and wish that Any Given Sunday will still be cherished by all those MIdget Football Players out there who love playing football in the snow,rain, and wearing their favorite jerseys. So, memo to you Mr.Burress the NEWEST addition to the ONE SHOT WONDER LIST OF NFL "Forgotten Players". Finally, I would like to say one more thing, Drew Rosenhaus get a life because you aren't an agent who cares, but just an egotistical greedy man looking to take advantage of any player who is willing to believe in you. The interview you gave on Monday night spoke louder than words and Emmy Award performance to boot. Mr.Rosenhaus stay off of national TV because your are a disgrace and please take a look in the mirror if you can!

Sincerely,

Burghman in CA.



trucubfan
Since: Feb 25, 2008
Posted on: December 3, 2008 12:41 am
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Since: Oct 15, 2006
Posted on: December 3, 2008 12:39 am
 

Say goodbye, Plax

Well, Burress must be an angry man.  His history of petulance goes a long way to proving just that.  But I'll cut him a little slack.  If my mother named me Plaxico, I'd be pretty angry myself.



Since: Jun 1, 2007
Posted on: December 3, 2008 12:32 am
 

Say goodbye, Plax

Yes, i would say that he will be back as well.  In fact, I would likely put money on it.

How is Plax different than the guys who came before?  Owens got a second, and a third chance, Pacman got a second chance, Tank Johnson, Ray Lewis, Ricky Williams, all of them.  Even the Bengals team seemed to get arrested last year, while it was the Vikings and the party boat before that.  Everyone in the NFL gets a second chance.

DO you honestly think that, even if the Giants are going to make the statement by cutting him, that another team will not give him a new home.

The guy will play again.  Even Vick looks like he might play again.



Since: Sep 18, 2006
Posted on: December 2, 2008 11:48 pm
 

Say goodbye, Plax

The 2 articles didn't even talk about the same topic dude so he's not that much of a hypocrite. One was about him not being all that bad of a person but a bad decision maker and the other one was about his career with the Giants being over. Just because he thinks that his career is over doesn't mean he thinks he is a bad guy now as your assuming by calling Prisco a hypocrite. Why don't you work on your analytical skills a little before you start blasting someone who obviously has more valid points and better opinions than you.

OK Mr. Prisco. Thanks for correcting me. Exactly how much of a hypocrite is he? Please explain what valid points he had. Was it Plax being a good dude because he is friends with Fred Taylor or maybe he is just guilty of being dumb.




Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: December 2, 2008 11:34 pm
 

Say goodbye, Plax

Classic example of million dollar talent and  2 cent head. No more needs to be said.


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