Bye Bye Burress

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Dec. 3 2008, Published 1:11 p.m. ET

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(Photo: Splash News Online) Not a surprise: the New York Giants have suspended Super Bowl superstar Plaxico Burress. Big deal, right? The guy accidentally shot himself in the right thigh this past weekend at a New York City nightclub. He wasn't about to do any receiving in the near future.

The team also fined him. And things could get worse. The 31 year-old has also been charged with illegal weapons possession, which means he can spend anywhere from 3 to 15 years in jail.

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The team had previously suspended the player for a game after missing a team meeting. The league itself fined him $45,000 for bullying an official and tossing a ball into the stands.



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