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Brandon Jacobs says Burress will not be back with Jets

By Marc A. Greenberg

Leave it to Brandon Jacobs to comment on the New York Jets players.

The New York Giants running back says that Wide Receiver Plaxico Burress didn’t want to sign with the Jets in the first place and won’t return to them next season.

“I don’t see him back with the Jets next year at all,” Jacobs said Tuesday at Super Bowl XLVI Media Day. “I don’t know what he’s thinking, but I don’t see that. They’ve got a lot of things going on over there, and I don’t know if he wants to be part of that.”

“I know he wanted to come to the Giants. We just didn’t think it was going to be able to be done financially,” Jacbos said. “But he may be (back) next year, who knows?”

Burress signed a one-year, $3.017 million contract with the Jets. He caught 45 passes for 612 yards and eight touchdowns.

“I don’t see him there due to (the limited) success he had last year, and I don’t think it had anything to do with him,” Jacobs said. “And I’ll leave it at that.”

He added, “How many receiving yards did he have last year? How many catches did he have? He’s a starting wide receiver — (45) catches. We got three guys, four guys on our team that have that. He’s a much better wide receiver than (45) catches, I tell you that.”