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Pierce in trouble, too

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Plaxico Burress isn’t the only New York Giant in trouble. The New York Daily News reported that former Redskins linebacker Antonio Pierce took the gun with which Burress accidentally shot himself on Friday night in Manhattan. Pierce fled the scene with the gun and reportedly told police, through his attorneys, that he wouldn’t turn it or himself in unless he was allowed to play in today’s game. As of now, Pierce is set to start, but he’s obviously facing an obstruction of justice charge.


— David Elfin

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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