That’s Why I Say…Hey Man Nice Shot: Plaxico Released By Giants


Published: April 3, 2009


... When something bad happens to the Giants, Eagles, or Redskins, that means something good just happened for the Dallas Cowboys.

After four seasons and a Superbowl XLII championship, Plaxico Burress has been released by the New York Giants.

Burress is facing an uphill legal battle involving criminal charges that have stemmed from an incident last November in which the maligned wideout shot himself in the leg at a Manhattan night club.

In his tenure with the Giants, Plax became the team's 12th all time leading receiver with 344 snags. Burress compiled 3,681 receiving yards and caught 33 touchdowns in that span.

The Giants had expressed interest in keeping Burress on the roster pending a ruling in his case. If Burress is found guilty he faces mandatory prison time under New York state law.

This release may fuel speculation that Plaxico will indeed be serving a substantial amount of time in prison very soon.

Burress is due in court...

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