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The rumors and speculations from so-called experts have been all over the place as of late.
Depending who you follow on Twitter and who their sources are, you either are pretty confident that the Eagles will sign Plaxico, or you think there is no chance that the Eagles have any interest at all.
According to Jeff McClane's Twitter, all the interest in Plaxico Burress is coming from his people, not the Eagles'.
On the other side, Adam Caplan believes that the Eagles are interested in Plaxico:
"From talking to personnel sources recently, one told me that Reid has always been impressed with Burress' ability to beat coverage with his size and that he expects to the Eagles to make a run at him once free agency starts."
Adam Caplan is a sports writer who is very well connected with the Eagles. He was one of the first people to report that the Eagles had hired defensive line coach Jim Washburn. I would believe Caplan over any other expert on the Plaxico Burress situation, although right now I don't know if don't know if I believe anyone.
The Eagles front office does not let much information leak out. Very rarely does anyone know who they will draft or sign. Everything in Philly is pretty hush hush, so nobody knows what the Eagles will do. Everything is pretty much speculation.
Bottom line, it's all about what Plaxico wants.
If he wants to be a star wide receiver again, he will probably get his chance, just not for a contender.
Miami has some serious concern with Brandon Marshall. St. Louis need a deep threat for Sam Bradford badly. The 49ers need wide receiver help as well. Every time Michael Crabtree opens his mouth, it seems like he loses more favor with both the coaches and current starting quarterback Alex Smith.
There are several other teams that could use Burress' services as a No. 2 wideout as well. If he wants to play for a middle of the road or rebuilding team but get a big pay day at the same time, he can.
If he wants to play for a Super Bowl contender like Philadelphia, he will have to take a lesser role and an incentive based contract.