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Final curtain for the 'diva' receiver?

With the demise of Plaxico Burress, the high-maintenance WRs' reign might be ending

Originally Published: August 20, 2008
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

There really isn't much left to be said about the case of former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress. He did the right thing by pleading guilty Thursday to a weapons charge, and he now faces a two-year prison sentence. However, there is a larger point to be made about the position he played in the NFL.

The more you look at the league, the less you see diva receivers cut from the same mold as Burress.

The one thing that is becoming quite clear about this year is that ...

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