Ever since former New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress was released from prison earlier this week we've been trying to identify which teams will pursue him. The top two teams in the mix appear to be the Philadelphia Eagles and St. Louis Rams, although that can be debated.
So could Burress remain in New York playing football? Anything's possible but, according to the NY Daily News, Burress wants to get out of the city.
Several people who have spoken to him in recent months say Burress knows he needs to get away from New York, where he's known as much for catching the game-winning touchdown pass in Super Bowl XLII as he is for shooting himself in the leg in a Manhattan nightclub nearly 10 months later.
This makes a lot of sense. Burress does, as his friend and former teammate RB Brandon Jacobs said, need a fresh start. New York is not the place to get that.
Of course, if the Jets offer the most money...