Discussion

Giants cut Burress amid gun case

Updated: April 4, 2009, 10:10 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants released Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress on Friday, a little more than four months after the talented but troubled wide receiver accidentally shot himself in the thigh in a New York City nightclub.

Burress' four-year tenure with the Giants was highlighted by a game-winning touchdown catch in the Super Bowl against the previously undefeated New England Patriots in February 2008, but it was also dogged by fines and suspensions.

Burress' status ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NFL HEADLINES