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I’m Guessing Ahmad Bradshaw Wasn’t Supposed to be Partying With Plaxico

When the Plaxico Burress shooting news came out on Saturday, reports said teammates Antonio Pierce and Derrick Ward were present at the club along with Plax. My boy Monty at Sporting News Radio talked with Ward and got the lowdown that it was really Ahmad Bradshaw at the club with Pierce and Plax on Friday when Burress shot himself in the thigh. Bradshaw you might remember served a 30-day prison sentence over the summer for violating his parole. This is the same Bradshaw who never played a game for Al Groh at Virginia after getting arrested for underage drinking his freshman year, and the same guy who got busted for petty theft not much later. So if Bradshaw’s violated his parole once, he probably wasn’t supposed to be out at a club where alcohol was being served. The way the Giants are going, this incident could result in the loss of two players.

Plaxico’s days as a Giant are probably numbered now. He was already on thin ice for missing meetings earlier in the season, having been fined by the team a bunch of times. He’s a distraction and this year he’s injury prone on top of it. Sure, Plax was a big reason why they won the Super Bowl last year, but at this point you have to wonder if dealing with his shenanigans is worthwhile. Another interesting point to this whole incident was raised by Florio at PFT: what were Burress’ intentions? Was he carrying the gun for protection knowing that teammate Steve Smith had been robbed the week before? Would that excuse even fly with Commissioner Goodell? And why wouldn’t Burress just get licensed to carry the firearm in the first place?

It’s too bad the Giants have to deal with all this crap when they’re having such a good season and looking to repeat as Super Bowl Champs. By the way, does Jerry Jones have enough money left for Plaxico?



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  • http://njfrogman.blogspot.com/2008/12/burress-shot-on-night-of-official.html Tips

    There was a Jets – Giants Holiday party going on…

    http://njfrogman.blogspot.com/2008/12/burress-shot-on-night-of-official.html

  • http://maxsportz.com maxsportz

    Good post LB…. but maybe the reason why he did not “just go get a license” is because if you have to ask permission to carry a gun then it is not a RIGHT as it is outlined in the Constitution. I know Plax is a poor example of why we need the freedom to carry because he is reckless & could have hurt someone else. But imagine how many people carry everyday who never have an incident like this. And as a side note, not to diminish what this dim wit did, but why is it that people now will scream for justice to rain down on Plax but are virtually silent at the abuses of govt we see. Waging senseless unconstitutional wars all over the planet, stealing tax payer money to bailout banks, bridges to nowhere seems to be ok with the American Sheeple. But let an athlete screw up & people clamor to stone him to death…. like the Mayor of New York “wanting him punished to the fullest extent of the law”
    For anyone who cares about the Document that is supposed to be the rules for govt to follow, please read below:

    The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights protecting the pre-existing individual right to possess and carry weapons (i.e., “keep and bear arms”) in case of confrontation.[1] Codification of the right to keep and bear arms into the Bill of Rights was influenced by a fear that the federal government would disarm the people in order to impose rule through a standing army or select militia,[2] since history had shown taking away the people’s arms and making it an offense for people to keep them was the way tyrants eliminated resistance to suppression of political opponents.[3] Self-defense is a central component of the right enumerated in the amendment.[4]