Former Football Player Gets Speeding Ticket

Actually, Plaxico Burress got his speeding ticket back in early September, but it's easier to keep these things quiet when you're not actually an NFL player. Burress has a November court date for his ticket, which he garnered in Broward County, Fla. (He owns a home in Lighthouse Point.) According to Gossip Extra, » 10/18/12 4:00pm 10/18/12 4:00pm

New England Patriots To Work Out Plaxico Burress

Deadspin asks and Bob Kraft delivers. Maybe. After biting on Jerry Jones's double move earlier in the week, Plaxico is finally making his first team visit of the year and may end up with a rival to his two most recent organizations. » 8/12/12 4:56pm 8/12/12 4:56pm

Won't Someone Please Sign Plaxico Burress? He Sounds Very Sad And Bored.

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Plaxico's "please give me a job" tour continues in Houston. » 8/10/12 5:15pm 8/10/12 5:15pm

Plaxico Burress Wants To Play For The Panthers. The Panthers Do Not…

Who wants a possibly washed-up wide receiver on the wrong side of 35 and still carrying plenty of baggage? Burress didn't actually have a bad season with the Jets, his first post-prison. It was just underwhelming, with major drops in catches, yards and scores—and football players are not one of those things you can… » 6/21/12 2:30pm 6/21/12 2:30pm

Plaxico Burress Wants To Be An Eagle, Because Of Course He Does

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: could the team get even dreamier? » 2/28/12 5:00pm 2/28/12 5:00pm

LeBron James Mimics Stevie Johnson Mimicking Plaxico Burress In Flag…

LeBron James and Kevin Durant played flag football at the University of Akron last night for "LeBron's Flag Football Classic." There are plenty of highlights available on the YouTubes, if you're interested, but since we no longer have to pretend to entertain the question of LeBron playing football during the NBA… » 12/01/11 10:35am 12/01/11 10:35am

Bob Costas Gasbags About Showboating

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 11/28/11 5:35pm 11/28/11 5:35pm

Stevie Johnson Beats Revis, Makes Touchdown Catch, Mocks Plax In TD…

Stevie Johnson, who one presumes has yet to forget being forsaken by God, trolled the Jets hard after getting clearance from Darrelle Revis to catch a touchdown pass from Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick—first pantomiming a Plaxico Burress club self-shooting, then performing the airplane... that crashed. Buffalo & the Jets… » 11/27/11 2:45pm 11/27/11 2:45pm

Did This Plaxico Burress Pregame Tribute Spur The Giants To Victory?

"Police say a 50-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the leg in a parking lot at Gillette Stadium before the New England Patriots game against the Giants." He's reportedly OK, so now we can look forward to the play-by-play. [AP] » 11/07/11 1:25pm 11/07/11 1:25pm

ESPN's Ian O'Connor Confuses His Job Duties With Eli Manning's

Did you hear what Plaxico Burress did at the Meadowlands last night? He did nothing. The ESPN.com caption this morning was "Plaxico Burress shines in his first game back in the NFL, scoring a touchdown against the Bengals on Sunday." This is a stupid lie, born of boredom and fraud: Burress's first game back in the… » 8/22/11 12:25pm 8/22/11 12:25pm

Plaxico Burress Talks About What Happens When You Shoot Yourself

Here's one choice selection from an HBO "Real Sports" segment on Jets WR Plaxico Burress, who shot himself with an unlicensed handgun in a Manhattan night club on Nov. 28, 2008: » 8/13/11 6:45pm 8/13/11 6:45pm

Plaxico Burress Will Resume His Career In The City That Incarcerated Him

Former Steelers and Giants WR Plaxico Burress has signed a one-year deal with the Jets. Burress did 21 months in prison after he shot himself in the leg at a club, but he wasn't wearing sweatpants. » 7/31/11 1:00pm 7/31/11 1:00pm

OK, For The Last Time: Plaxico Burress Was Not Wearing Sweatpants The…

The night he busted a cap in his thigh, Plaxico Burress was wearing jeans. This is a fact confirmed both by the New York County District Attorney's Office and Burress himself. He was not wearing sweatpants. There is as much proof that he wore sweatpants that night as there is that he wore a crinoline hoopskirt. You… » 6/07/11 2:15pm 6/07/11 2:15pm

Mavericks Fan Sitting Behind George Lopez Speaks For All America

Your morning roundup for June 6, the day we learned the value of Bernie Madoff's underwear. H/T @bubbaprog, proprietor of mocksession.com, for accurately predicting what might tickle us this morning (and others for sending in their own grabs). » 6/06/11 9:40am 6/06/11 9:40am

Eli Manning Wants Plaxico Back

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: one way the Giants could avoid shooting themselves in the foot. » 1/28/11 4:15pm 1/28/11 4:15pm

Plaxico Burress Talks About Being in Prison, Doesn't Seem to Like It


The New York Daily News spared no hokey imagery in bringing America the long-awaited "Hey, I wonder how Plaxico Burress feels after almost a year of being locked up" story today. » 9/19/10 2:30pm 9/19/10 2:30pm

Plaxico Burress Is History's Greatest Monster Because He Stole A…

It's standard operating procedure for newly acquired players to get their favored jersey number, but only after compensating the owner. It's been five years, and Burress still owes Jeff Feagles a new kitchen. » 8/25/10 2:10pm 8/25/10 2:10pm

Plaxico Burress Destroyed A Holiday Turkey Before He Shot Himself In…

Those of you who haven't seen "Big Fan" yet should buy it immediately: here or here. in real life, "Big Fan" co-star, Serafina Fiore, happens to manage HeadQuarters gentleman's club. She's got some stories. » 2/02/10 4:45pm 2/02/10 4:45pm