Plaxico Burress Gets $1 Million in Settlement

Plaxico5.jpgPlaxico Burress was let go by the Giants last week, but at least he's leaving with $1 million more than he might have. A special master has ruled in arbitration that the Giants can't dock a million off Burress' signing bonus because his self-shooting in November was not a willful attempt to default on his contract. He's also getting an unspecified amount back from his withheld roster bonus. Looks like his thank-you notes this weekend brought Burress some good karma. Some people are even talking about Burress for a job with the desperate Chicago Bears, though we imagine any such stint will be short-lived, as Burress returns to trial for his gun charges in June and faces serious prison time if Mayor Bloomberg has anything to say about it. Photo (cc) tedkerwin.


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