Where Will Eli Manning Throw The Ball?

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Published: April 3, 2009


... because of an accidental self inflicted shot to the leg via handgun in a nightclub on November 28th, 2008. He could face prison time over it.

Giants GM Jerry Reese said he would welcome back Burress if he straightened his life out. Contradictory with that statement, it is said that the Giants brain trust had been stewing about this for several months because of the time involved, and it reached a boiling point when the case was ultimately postponed until June.

Burress was an icon in New York simply because of his role in the historic upset of then 18-0 New England Patriots in the Superbowl. He got open behind a reeling Ellis Hobbs and caught the go ahead TD.

Burress was the key to the Giants offense, he made everything flow, he made everyone else better. He drew double teams and that left WR's Amani Toomer, and Domenik Hixon, among others. He allowed them to make plays, and they did, now they won't. With Plaxico, teams could not load up eight men in the box agai...

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