"I feel he's taken the right steps and he's really focused on what he has to do," receiver Plaxico Burress said. "He knows that he's the leader of our team when he goes and plays well, we usually play well as a team and as an offense."
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He later said he was concerned for his safety because a teammate had been held up at gunpoint days before.
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