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New York Giants Star Receiver To Face Charges

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New York Giants Star Receiver To Face Charges

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New York Giants Star Receiver To Face Charges

New York Giants Star Receiver To Face Charges

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You could argue that Plaxico Burress has been punished enough: The New York Giants receiver faces criminal charges for possessing a weapon — the same weapon with which he shot himself in the leg Friday night. His lawyer is asking people to withhold judgment. Burress is expected to plead not guilty to criminal possession of a weapon. The team's general manager says he phoned Burress, who didn't call back.

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