His grand jury testimony was a high-stakes gamble, and Plaxico Burress lost it. Monday's indictments make matters much worse for him.
Plaxico Burress will walk into a grand jury room on Wednesday without the help of his attorney. Why? Because he's desperate.
One accepted responsibility for his actions; the other is fighting the charges against him. Lessons can be learned from the way wide receivers Donte Stallworth and Plaxico Burress have dealt with off-the-field adversity.