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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 reach breaking point with Holmes

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Apparently tired of WR Santonio Holmes' off-field problems, the Steelers took drastic action, trading him to the Jets for a fifth-round pick.

Steelers QB Roethlisberger will not be charged

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will not be charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault, Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced Monday.

Holmes receives four-game suspension

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The league confirmed reports that WR Santonio Holmes will be suspended for the first four regular-season games in 2010.

Jets acquire WR Holmes from Steelers

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 1:47 a.m. ET
The Jets have acquired WR Santonio Holmes from the Steelers for a fifth-round pick in next week's draft, Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed Monday, just as the NFL announced a four-game suspension for Holmes.

Report: District attorney won't file charges against Roethlisberger

Posted April 11, 2010 @ 12:44 a.m. ET
ESPN is reporting that a Georgia district attorney has decided not to file charges against Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in a sexual assault case involving a 20-year-old college student.

Man takes responsibility in case involving Steelers' Holmes

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
A man has taken responsibility for throwing a glass at a woman in an Orlando, Fla., nightclub, according to the attorney for Steelers WR Santonio Holmes, who was originally charged in the case.

Police reopen assault case against Holmes

Posted April 03, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Orlando, Fla., police have reopened an assault case involving Steelers WR Santonio Holmes, stemming from an incident at an Orlando nightclub March 7.

Will off-field issues cost Roethlisberger games?

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 8:52 a.m. ET
Questions are being raised about whether Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will miss any games this season because of his off-field issues.

Steelers bolster QB depth, re-sign Batch

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Steelers re-signed reserve QB Charlie Batch to a two-year contract on Friday. Terms were not disclosed.

Goodell will meet with Roethlisberger

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, speaking at the owners' meetings in Orlando, Fla., on Monday, said he will meet with Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger at the "appropriate time" regarding sexual-assault allegations levied against Pittsburgh's starting quarterback, according to multiple media ...

Tomlin: 'Highly concerned' about Roethlisberger

Posted March 21, 2010 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told the NFL Network he's worried about his quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, facing sexual-assault allegations but is reserving judgment for now.

Foote signing could pay dividends for Steelers

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Steelers significantly improved their LB depth when they re-signed Larry Foote to a three-year deal on March 15.

Steelers sign LB Foote

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed LB Larry Foote on Monday, according to NFL.com. Foote, a key part of two Super Bowl-winning defenses for Pittsburgh, signed a three-year, $9.3 million deal with a $1.8 million singing bonus, according to the ...

Signings of Battle, Randle El could spell trouble for Sweed

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Steelers strengthened their WR depth in the early stages of free agency, signing 49ers WR Arnaz Battle and ex-Redskins WR Antwaan Randle El on March 8. The signings call into question where, or whether, third-year WR Limas Sweed fits ...

Reports: Steelers re-sign Clark, bring back Randle El

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The Steelers have re-signed FS Ryan Clark to a four-year contract, National Football Post and Fox 31 in Denver reported Monday. Also, ex-Redskins WR Antwaan Randle El will return for a second stint in Pittsburgh, agreeing to a three-year deal ...

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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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