Lucky 7: Our Seventh Year in Review

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In one of the most impressively stupid moves of all time, New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress showed up to a nightclub with an illegal weapon. He was reportedly seen fiddling with something in his pants when a bouncer heard a pop and saw Plaxico drop a bloody gun; the star athlete had accidentally shot himself in the leg. The Giants first suspended him without pay, and eventually ended up giving him the pink slip.