NEW YORK. Former Giants star wide receiver Plaxico Burress, who was jailed for gun possession after accidentally shooting himself in the thigh in a Midtown nightclub, told the Daily news that he expects to return to football and play at “a high level.”

It’s one of those things that can make you or break you,” he said of his time in the Oneida Correctional Facility in Rome, N.Y. “You have to over-come it mentally.”