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Giants' Burress to plead not guilty to weapon charge, defense attorney says

Updated: November 30, 2008, 9:14 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LANDOVER, Md. -- Plaxico Burress' lawyer told The Associated Press on Sunday that he has been advised the Giants' star receiver will be charged with criminal possession of a weapon.

Benjamin Brafman wrote in an e-mail to the AP that Burress will turn himself in Monday morning. Brafman said Burress "will enter a plea of not guilty."

Burress retained Brafman, a New York defense attorney, after the ninth-year veteran accidentally shot himself in the thigh Friday night at a Manhattan ...

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