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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

Roethlisberger back at Steelers' practice

Posted June 01, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger returned to the Steelers' practice field Tuesday morning for the first time since being suspended by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for violating the league's personal-conduct policy.

Goodell clears Roethlisberger to rejoin Steelers

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Thursday that commissioner Roger Goodell has decided to allow Ben Roethlisberger to return to team activities with the Steelers in time for next week's voluntary OTAs.

Steelers DE Hood striving to improve

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
As a rookie, Ziggy Hood made the transition from a defensive tackle in Missouri's defensive scheme to defensive end in the Steelers' 3-4 front. The early steps of that adjustment behind him, he wants to translate his knowledge to ...

The Big Ben hangover

Posted May 18, 2010 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
A magazine article about Ben Roethlisberger and the attitudes of Pittsburgh residents toward him prompted Tom Danyluk to examine how the Steelers are handling the situation.

Steelers place WR Sweed on I.R.

Posted May 11, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed WR Limas Sweed on injured reserve on Tuesday. Sweed, a third-year pro from Texas, ruptured his left Achilles tendon on May 2.

Steelers WR Sweed undergoes Achilles surgery

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 1:38 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Limas Sweed underwent surgery on his left Achilles tendon Monday, the team confirmed to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. However, it did not disclose whether the tendon was torn or ruptured, and it provided no estimate on how long he ...

Steelers' Sweed injures Achilles

Posted May 02, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Limas Sweed injured his Achilles tendon Sunday in the final day of a weekend minicamp, and his status will be determined in the next few days.

McFadden's return gives Steelers another CB option

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
The Steelers' reacquisition of Bryant McFadden a little more than a year after he departed in free agency signals there will be greater competition at cornerback and perhaps a change at one of the starting spots after the pass defense ...

Cutting Roethlisberger would be fitting move

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger deserves the punishment he has received, and more, writes PFW's Hub Arkush, who praises NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for his tough stance on the issue.

Roethlisberger vows to make 'improvements' after suspension

Posted April 26, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said Monday that he is "accountable for the consequences of my actions" and will not appeal the six-game suspension handed down by the NFL last week for violating its personal-conduct policy. 

2010 draft choices by team: Steelers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:05 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Steelers acquire CB McFadden from Cardinals

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Steelers acquired CB Bryant McFadden from the Cardinals for a fifth-round pick on Saturday. McFadden played for Pittsburgh, which received a sixth-round selection from Arizona in the deal, from 2005-08.

Leftwich solid insurance policy for Steelers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
The Steelers' acquisition of QB Byron Leftwich protects the club in a couple of ways.

Steelers improve depth on solid Day Two

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
In a nod to a couple of key needs, the Steelers added OLB Jason Worilds in Round Two and WR Emmanuel Sanders in Round Three.

Pouncey fills need for Steelers

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
The Steelers improved their offensive line with the selection of strong, athletic C Maurkice Pouncey

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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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