Results of Plaxico Burress’s Trial Are Out: The Worst News Possible?


Published: March 31, 2009


... wide receiver Plaxico Burress.

After 16 minutes inside the court, Burress left without a plea deal. 

However, he did not leave after pleading not guilty. Burress’s attorney asked for the 31-year-old star to have more time to work with authorities to work out a plea deal that they could agree to.

According to ESPN’s reporter Sal Paolantonio, the negotiations between Burress and the Manhattan DA are at a standstill. Burress is attempting to avoid jail time so he can be re-instated and eligible to play for the 2009 season. 

However, Paolatonio reports that the DA’s goal is to see Burress serve at least some jail time that would keep him from playing in 2009.

Paolatonio also said, “There is going to be a plea agreement,” as Burress does not want a trial.

The question is, when will there be an ...

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