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Giants suspend Burress four games in wake of weapons charges

Updated: December 3, 2008, 1:02 PM ET
Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress is done for the year.

The New York Giants fined and suspended Burress on Tuesday for four games -- the rest of the regular season -- after he accidentally shot himself in the right thigh over the weekend at a Manhattan nightclub. The team also placed him on the reserve non-football injury list, which means the wide receiver couldn't come back for the playoffs, either.

The team punished Burress a day after he was charged with ...

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