NFL bad boy Plaxico Burress is looking to get back into the game after serving two years in jail on weapons charges. Released from prision on Monday, the NFL wide receiver embraced his agent, saying he's ready to roll the dice and find a new NFL team and place to call home.
NFL NETWORK HOST: DON'T EXPECT TOO MUCH, TOO SOON
"If you haven't played in two years and you're about to turn 34-years-old in August, I think that's expecting a little bit too much from Plaxico, too soon, if he were to land on those teams" NFL Total Access host Fran Charles says of Plaxico's re-entry into the NFL and signing on with teams like the Philadelphia Eagles, St. Lous Rams and Chicago Bears.
FANS WANT PLAXICO TO HEAD TO ST. LOUIS
According to a poll conducted by the NFL Network, football fans feel strongly about where they feel the fleeing jailbird should end up. While nearly half of fans believe Plaxico should end up with the New England Patriots, a solid third of those polled argued a better fit for Plaxico would be the St. Louis Rams.
PLAXICO'S AGENT SOLICITS TEAM INTEREST
Burress' sports agent Drew Rosenhaus is now hitting the phones to get his client picked up, but, for now, the former New York Giants pro says he's just glad and "thankful" to be home. Outside the prison, Burress was greeted by the media and family, including his wife Tiffany and their two children - Son, Elijah and daughter, Giovanna.
BURRESS: PRISION WAS TOUGH
"I just want to thank God for bringing me through," Burress told reporters outside the Oneida Correctional Facility in central New York. "[It's] been one of the most trying times in my life."
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