Burress injures knee in first Giants practice

Updated: July 30, 2005, 4:20 PM ET
Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The New York Giants got a scare on Saturday when wide receiver Plaxico Burress was taken off the field during their first practice session with what coach Tom Coughlin described as a hyperextended knee.


But the Giants' major offseason acquisition was back on the field for the team's afternoon practice.

Burress was hurt when he went up for a long sideline pass from backup quarterback Jesse Palmer and fell to the ground after battling with rookie cornerback ...

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