In Super Bowl XLII, Burress caught a game-winning touchdown to help the Giants beat the Patriots.
Plaxico Burress found himself in trouble win when he shot himself in the leg while at a nightclub on Novemver 29, 2008. He was sentenced to two years in prison for violating gun laws in New York in September 2009 . Burress pleaded guilty to a lesser firarms charge.
After being released three months early for good behavior, he signed with the Jets for the 2011 season. He scored eight touchdowns, 612 yards and 45 receptions. He tied the team high for TDs and receptions.
Recently there were rumors circulating that Burress would be signing with the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys organization denies any internal conversations about bringing Burress to Dallas.