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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

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Fantasy position battles: QBs

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
With Ben Roethlisberger suspended, PFW's Michael Blunda says the Steelers' QB battle between Byron Leftwich and Dennis Dixon is one to watch this preseason.

Roethlisberger can be low-risk fantasy pick

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Depending upon your league format and the QB depth available, the risk of drafting Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is minimal, and one that could pay dividends later in the fall.

Steelers left to replace dependable ORT Colon

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
With the Steelers likely to be without ORT Willie Colon for the entire 2010 season after he reportedly tore his Achilles tendon on Monday, Pittsburgh is faced with replacing a key member of its offensive line.

Steelers' Colon to undergo season-ending surgery

Posted June 30, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
Steelers ORT Willie Colon will undergo surgery Wednesday to repair an Achilles tendon he tore during a workout Monday morning, effectively ending his 2010 season. Meanwhile, the Steelers brought in free-agent OT Flozell Adams, a former Cowboy, for a visit ...

Report: Steelers OT Colon suffers Achilles tear

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Steelers ORT Willie Colon suffered a torn Achilles tendon during a workout Monday morning, ESPN.com reported Monday, an injury that may be season-ending for the longtime starter.

Steelers' Gibson believes collegiate OLB experience helpful

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Steelers rookie Thaddeus Gibson primarily played defensive end at Ohio State, but he's has some experience at outside linebacker, the position he'll play in Pittsburgh's scheme.

Steelers sign draft picks Scott, Butler

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed OT Chris Scott and CB Crezdon Butler, both fifth-round picks, to three-year contracts on Wednesday. Pittsburgh has signed eight of its 10 draft picks.

Steelers sign WR Sanders, two other picks

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced the signings of three draft picks — WR Emmanuel Sanders, LB Stevenson Sylvester and RB Jonathan Dwyer — on Tuesday.

Reports: Steelers sign WR Brown

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Steelers have signed WR Antonio Brown, a sixth-round pick from Central Michigan, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on his Twitter feed Tuesday.

Steelers agree with Gibson, Worthington

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Steelers have agreed to terms on contracts with rookies OLB Thaddeus Gibson and DT Doug Worthington, the club announced Friday. Gibson and Worthington played collegiately at Ohio State.

Steelers sign LS-LB Stewart, cut Retkofsky

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Tuesday that they have signed veteran LS-LB Matt Stewart to a one-year deal.

Art Rooney Jr. remembers

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
Art Rooney Jr.'s father, "the Chief," would hand out cigars. Art Jr. hands out stories … fine, aged ones that never lose their taste. Decades of football kept in neat little bundles. His humidor is never locked.

Steelers' training-camp QB plan not yet unveiled

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger rejoined the club this week for the next-to-last round of OTAs, and the noticeably slimmer passer took snaps with the first-team offense.

Roethlisberger thankful for "second chance"

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
In his first public comments since rejoining the team last week, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said he has "put a lot of thought into my life, the decisions I've made in the past" and has worked with NFL commissioner ...

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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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