Plaxico Burress talks shooting aftermath

Updated: August 14, 2011, 1:48 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

At first, Plaxico Burress didn't know he shot himself in the leg. He told his wife he'd never go to prison. He never heard of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg until the aftermath of the shooting. He cried in jail too many times to remember.

Burress, in an interview with HBO's "Real Sports" that air will Tuesday, made these revelations and retraced some of the key events that put the former Super Bowl star behind bars for 20 months.

The controversial wide receiver, who signed ...

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