New Jersey — Plaxico Burress is scheduled to be released from the upstate Oneida Correctional Facility on June 6 — in time for training camp, if there is no NFL lockout — and there is growing support within the Giants organization to bring him back and give him a second chance.
Co-owner Steve Tisch already is on record as championing the troubled wide receiver’s cause, and considers him a dear friend. Co-owner John Mara feels strongly that Burress has paid his debt to society. General manager Jerry Reese yesterday said the Giants would investigate a possible Plaxico II.
Now defensive captain Justin Tuck has told The Post he, too, would welcome Burress back.
“I know that he’s paid his debt to society, and I think he’s overpaid his debt to society,” Tuck said.
“Yeah, I would love to see him back. We’ve all seen how the Mike Vick situation has played out. And we all know that Plaxico is one of the most talented wide receivers to ever play this game.”