Source: Plaxico Burress visits Pats

Updated: August 13, 2012, 10:48 AM ET
By Mike Rodak | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Free-agent receiver Plaxico Burress was headed to New England on Sunday to work out for the Patriots, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

A league source told Schefter that Burress is considered among the Patriots' list of emergency replacement possibilities, but the team does not intend to sign the veteran receiver at this time.

Coach Bill Belichick would not confirm the tryout, but indicated that taking a look at a high-profile veteran such as ...

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