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RELEASED FROM PRISON in June following a 21-month prison sentence on a gun charge, wideout Plaxico Burress (who turns 34 this month and hasn't played since November 2008) will find an NFL home. But where? The favorites:


Quarterback Michael Vick—who cited his own journey from incarceration to reclaiming his career—and receiver DeSean Jackson have both gone on record as saying they want the Eagles to sign Burress.


In a radio interview Burress put the Bears in his top three choices. And the Bears clearly have a need.


With a new coaching staff, a young QB and an offense that finished last in the AFC in total yards, the Browns will be looking near and far for playmakers.

New England

Bill Belichick has given troubled players (Corey Dillon and Randy Moss) a landing spot before, and Tom Brady could use another target.