Big Ben & Plaxico Updates

– Plaxico Burress accepted a plea bargain today for the gun charges stemming from his “nightclub incident” last November. He was sentenced to 2 years in prison, but will likely serve 20 months.

– The suit against Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger continues to fall part. David Cornwell, Roethlisberger’s attorney, released several pages of emails today yesterday that allegedly “prove” that accuser Andrea McNulty is lying. The emails, between Andrea and “Ben” (a fictional soldier made up by the wife of a married man McNulty was sleeping with), certainly paint a light and carefree picture. I wouldn’t say they “prove” that she’s lying… but it is more evidence that she’s just after a big payday. Cornwell seems so convinced of their damning nature that he asked McNulty to drop her suit based only on these emails. Read more here.

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