Report: Plaxico Burress wants to take his talents to Philly

Many speculated the Philadelphia Eagles would be the landing spot for Plaxico Burress when he got sprung from state prison last June.

Andy Reid and the Eagles have a history of finding success with second-chance stories. Look no further than Michael Vick for evidence. But it didn’t happen and Burress landed with the New York Jets.

Now, maybe the Eagles will be in the mix. According to Howard Eskin of WIP in Philadelphia, he spoke to Burress at Super Bowl XLVI and Burress told him he wants to play for the Eagles – “badly.”

Burress could not replace DeSean Jackson if the speedster departs, but he could help give Vick a bigger target to pair with Jackson and similarly speedy Jeremy Maclin. Stay tuned.

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