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Expect Burress prediction to fall short

The Patriots have not scored fewer than 20 points this season, so expect Plaxico Burress' prediction to fall short, John Clayton writes.

Originally Published: January 31, 2008
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

PHOENIX -- Plaxico Burress caused a stir by predicting his Giants would beat the Patriots, 23-17.

It wasn't the forecast that was interesting but the score. This has been an offensive season, so a low-scoring game would be a surprise.

Tom Brady couldn't believe Burress thinks the Patriots would score only 17 points. The fewest points they've scored in a game all season was 20. In Week 17, the Patriots beat the Giants, 38-35.

The problem with making a prediction ...

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