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Plaxico Burress

Plaxico Burress - #80 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 232 lbs.
Birthday 08/12/1977
Birthplace Norfolk, VA
College Michigan State
Years played 12
Drafted 2000, 1st round, 8th pick by Steelers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
3 42 1

Steelers QB Roethlisberger to start Sunday

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
QB Ben Roethlisberger will start on Sunday against the Chargers, head coach Mike Tomlin announced.

Steelers CB Taylor out at least two weeks

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed that CB Ike Taylor has a right ankle fracture and will be out at least two weeks.

AFC North Spin cycle: Steelers finish with a flourish

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Don't forget about the Steelers. And don't pencil the Ravens in as AFC North champions just yet.

Batch, Suisham lead Steelers past Ravens

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Shaun Suisham kicked a 42-yard field goal as time expired to give the Steelers a 23-20 victory over the Ravens on Sunday.

Steelers' Dwyer gets his shot

Posted Dec. 01, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Steelers are giving Jonathan Dwyer an opportunity to be their featured back. We take a closer look at Pittsburgh's RB situation. 

Steelers rule Roethlisberger out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Steelers officially ruled QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) out for Sunday’s game against the Ravens. 

Steelers activate DeCastro, place Gilbert on I.R.

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed OT Marcus Gilbert on injured reserve and activated first-round pick OG David DeCastro.

AFC North Spin cycle: It's the Ravens' race to lose

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
The Steelers are falling fast. The Bengals are surging. Both, however, are still well back in the Ravens' rear-view mirror.

Browns force eight turnovers in win over Steelers

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Browns handed their hated rivals a potentially devastating loss, 20-14 over the stumbling Steelers on Sunday.

Burress' size could help him fill role for Steelers

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Injuries have chipped away at the Steelers' strong WR depth, leaving them to look to their past for a solution.

Steelers S Polamalu has first practice in seven weeks

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
For the first time in seven weeks, Troy Polamalu was on the practice field with the Steelers.

Handicappers can't dismiss banged-up Steelers

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening says the Steelers have proven they can play effectively without QB Ben Roethlisberger.

Steelers add veterans Burress, Hoyer

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
With their offense banged up, the Steelers signed WR Plaxico Burress and former Patriots QB Brian Hoyer, according to multiple reports.

Report: Leftwich fractured two ribs, likely out for Week 12

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Byron Leftwich fractured two ribs in Sunday night’s loss to the Ravens and is unlikely to start in Week 12, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.

Packers, Steelers positioning for stretch run

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Playmaking quarterbacks and restored health could carry two of the NFL's most storied franchises in January.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
The Steelers re-signed Burress on Tuesday.||||||| Burress should provide depth with the Steelers losing Mike Wallace in free agency, but he struggled to get onto the field after returning to the Steelers last November.
Posted Nov. 25, 2012
Burress is active and will play for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who will not have Antonio Brown when they face the Browns.||||||| Burress was re-signed earlier this week by the Steelers, who drafted him in 2000. Burress was needed because of injuries to Brown (ankle) and Jerricho Cotchery (ribs). Emmanuel Sanders will start for Brown, who was listed as questionable all week and was limited in practice.
Posted Nov. 20, 2012
Pittsburgh is considering bringing Burress back to provide depth at wide receiver.||||||| The Steelers (6-4) are down two receivers at the moment after Jerricho Cotchery fractured his ribs in Sunday night's loss to Baltimore. Antonio Brown has missed the last two games with an ankle injury. Burress spent the first five seasons of his career with the Steelers from 2000-2004.
Posted Aug. 12, 2012
Burress is in New England for a workout with the Patriots. A person with knowledge of the tryout tells The Associated Press that Burress had been invited to Foxborough, Mass., to work out for the AFC champions.||||||| Burress spent last season with the Jets after finishing a 20-month prison sentence on a gun charge. New York did not re-sign Burress, who turned 35 on Sunday.
Posted Dec. 22, 2011
New York Jets wide receivers Plaxico Burress and Jeremy Kerley are full participants at practice after getting over illnesses that limited them.||||||| Burress is back after being limited on Wednesday. Both will be fine for the Jets' showdown Saturday with the Giants.

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