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Plaxico -- I'll Watch the Super Bowl From Prison!

2/4/2011 9:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Just a few years ago, Plaxico Burress was playing in the Super Bowl -- this year, the former NY Giants superstar will be allowed to watch the big game from the confines of a NY prison ... TMZ has learned.

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According to the Public Information Officer for the New York State Department of Correctional Services, Burress -- who's serving time on gun charges -- has full TV privileges and will be able to enjoy the game in the company of his fellow inmates.

We're told the prison has no plans for an official Super Bowl party ... because it's a PRISON!!!

And with all the talk of Plax signing with an NFL squad when he gets out of the joint in June ... it's possible he could be playing in the big game next year.

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angelo    

First!

1360 days ago
2.

Barbie    

Oh another story about an idiot who is in prison and will be released soon, and will more than likely be running the field soon with a multimillion dollar package.

I'm a Giants fan and I only hope the Giants aren't the team that picks him up.

It makes me so angry that my children watch these sports and can no longer idolize any of the team players. It should be illegal to rehire any major sports figure after they have spent time in prison, been caught doing something illegal, no matter what it is.

Shame on US for supporting these kinds of behaviors, lining their pockets with millions of dollars.

1360 days ago
3.

Cartman    

This guy is a moron. I'm sure the President will wish him well when he gets out of prison too.

1360 days ago
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GreyWolf    

I'm glad he's getting out and will be on a football team again. After all the crap Lindsay has done, and has never done "real" jail time, I am happy he will be able to play ball again.

1360 days ago
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mija    

Oh please. Everyone is going to buy up the commissary and have a great Superbowl party. As long as a person has money, they can have almost anything they want in prison.

1360 days ago
6.

Stella    

Michael Vick is playing and this guy is still in jail....I hope he returns to the NFL....(as a Jets fan, I would love to see him stay in NY)

1360 days ago
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skippy64    

What a loser, and he's a homeboy. we have more respect in DJ than this gangsta wanna be. So how would you like your salad?

1360 days ago
8.

Steelers suck    

Before you know it he'll be playing in Philadelphia with Vick the ****!!! Andy Reid probably already has his contract ready.

1360 days ago
9.

OooooNooo!    

Can some one 'splain why prisoners get to watch the super bowl? Do they get chips & beer too, or just the pot smuggled in by the guards?

1360 days ago
10.

T. Bag Jones    

If you're convicted of a felony you should not have the privilege of playing in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, PGA, NASCAR, etc.

1359 days ago
11.

ha ha    

WOW an NFL player thats no above the law and in Prison where they all belong.

1359 days ago
12.

melvinowens    

pelxico would not evne be in prison if he resided in any other state other than new york. in wisconsin, he definitely would not have been jailed

1359 days ago
13.

jim    

The incarceration of Plaxico was due to the pushing by Bloomberg for the maximum sentence. Otherwise the case would have never gone to trial; a plea bargain would have ben reached where he paid a fine and was placed on probation.
He was stupid but not deserving of what Bloomberg deemed justice. And then being denied any reduction of the sentence, Come on. People convicted of manslaughter spend less time in jail.

1359 days ago
14.

Jeff Becker    

Let him out of jail! Let me tell everyone, Plexico is not a criminal, he is just plain stupid. I do not intend to sound mean. The man is simply stupid. You cannot correct stupid with incarceration. The only person he hurt was himself. Why? Because he is stupid. This man has the opportunity to earn millions with a God given gift and if we do not let him earn money now he will be sucking on the taxpayers for the rst of his life.

1359 days ago
15.

Sugarbutt    

You don't go to jail unless you're guilty of something.

1359 days ago
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