NFLPA files grievance challenging Burress' suspension, fine

Updated: February 8, 2009, 3:38 PM ET
Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The NFL Players Association filed a grievance on Tuesday challenging the suspension and fine given to Plaxico Burress by the New York Giants after the receiver accidentally shot himself in a nightclub more than a week ago.

The union said that the team violated the collective bargaining agreement last week when it placed Burress on the reserve-non-football injury list, suspended him for the final four games of the regular season and fined him an additional ...

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