Giants: After Burress shot self, Pierce called team trainer for help

Updated: December 4, 2008, 10:10 AM ET
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Linebacker Antonio Pierce called a New York Giants trainer almost immediately after Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress accidentally shot himself and was told where to take the wounded receiver.

A day after suspending Burress for conduct detrimental to the team, the Giants on Wednesday revealed key details about how Burress ended up at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center early Saturday after accidentally shooting himself at a Manhattan nightclub.


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