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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 release 10 players

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Veteran TE Sean McHugh was one of 10 players released by the Steelers on Friday.

Reports: Steelers QB Leftwich suffers MCL injury, out 2-4 weeks

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Byron Leftwich suffered a left knee injury in the second quarter of Pittsburgh's preseason game against Carolina Thursday night. Reports indicate the injury is a sprain of the MCL and he will be out for 2-4 weeks.

Big Ben's suspension reduced to four games

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell Friday and his six-game suspension to start the season has been reduced to four.

Report: Roethlisberger will ask for suspension to be cut in half

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and his team of lawyers are meeting NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday and Big Ben is expected to ask for his suspension of six games to be reduced to three.

Burress denied work release

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR Plaxico Burress has been denied work release and will have to serve his full prison term, according to the Associated Press.

Steelers release veteran OLB Frazier

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
The Steelers cut their roster down to 75 on Tuesday, including the release of OLB Andre Frazier, who had been on injured reserve with a knee injury.

Report: Roethlisberger, Goodell to meet Friday

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed during the Broncos' 34-17 win over the Steelers on Sunday night that commissioner Roger Goodell and Ben Roethlisberger will meet soon. The NFL Network is reporting that the meeting will take place Friday, after the ...

Taylor, Hicks fined for Saturday's scuffle

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Giants WR Hakeem Nicks and Steelers CB Ike Taylor $10,000 each for their fight during last Saturday's preseason game.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Don't forget about underrated Ward

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
There are several reasons why Hines Ward is probably one of the safer picks in all of fantasy football this season.

Steelers' Pouncey vying to start as rookie

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
First-round pick Maurkice Pouncey, once considered to be as more likely to start at right guard than at center as a rookie, has started to receive more work as the first-team center.

Reports: Roethlisberger to play Saturday

Posted Aug. 17, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will make his preseason debut at the Giants on Saturday night, according to multiple media outlets.

Steelers' Lewis looking good at corner

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Steelers second-year CB Keenan Lewis has impressed in training camp, according to "AFC Whispers," but he had mixed success against Lions WR Calvin Johnson the opening preseason game.

Steelers' Battle learns yet another new offense

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Arnaz Battle may be playing for just his second team in eight NFL seasons, but he is accustomed to change. Battle, who signed with Pittsburgh in March after seven years in San Francisco, has played for eight different ...

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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