The Jets have a big problem. OK, they have many. But the issue du jour is at wide receiver, a position already thinned out by injuries and expected to receive its biggest blow yet.
Ready or not, the Giants’ quest to defend their Super Bowl championship starts tonight with the NFL’s season opener against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium. Here are the key matchups to watch.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick wouldn’t remark specifically on Burress, but said working out players is a common occurrence.
The Plaxico Burress speculation tour is now reboarding. Next stop: Dallas.
Despite plenty of chatter, Plaxico Burress still hasn’t caught on with an NFL team for this upcoming season. He’s even willing to play for cheap, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Rex Ryan believed Santonio Holmes suffered a broken rib during Saturday’s scrimmage. Luckily for the Jets, x-rays were negative.
Like Santonio Holmes, Burress had a message to deliver about his perception.
Believe it or not, Tim Tebow could become the best thing to happen to Mark Sanchez in quite a while.
Burress thinks there’s “no doubt” Sanchez will improve in 2012. After all, there’s the added motivation of Tim Tebow at No. 2 on the depth chart, and the quarterback shouldn’t be bothered by the shoulder injuries that hampered him in 2011. Wait, what?
Free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress is looking for the “right fit.” Apparently he won’t find it in Carolina.
Free agent Plaxico Burress has surfaced — again.
With a quick shake of the head, Tom Coughlin officially rejected the notion that Plaxico Burress would somehow ride in on his mud-splattered horse and save the Giants’ receiving corps.
When Tom Coughlin was asked on Tuesday morning at the Giants Foundation Golf Outing if he would consider taking a chance on the 6-foot-5, 232-pounder, the two-time Super Bowl winning coach simply shook his head and said one word: “no.”
Plaxico Burress, anyone? Anyone?
Tim Tebow’s evangelical personality and playing style have New Yorkers divided on Tebowmania. But this isn’t the first time in recent memory that a polarizing sports star has come to town and inhabited the back pages.