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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

Jets CB Revis cleared to run, lift weights

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis was cleared to run and lift weights, but not for contact in Wednesday’s practice.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
While the rest of the AFC North stumbled, the Ravens got off to a fast start in Week One. PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look. 

Manning leads Broncos to win in his return

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 12:56 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning overcame Pittsburgh's 10-minute advantage in time of possession and helped the Broncos beat the Steelers 31-19 in his Denver debut.

Key matchup: Steelers CB Ike Taylor vs. Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
In Saturday's key matchup, we revisit a one-on-one battle that played a key role in Denver beating Pittsburgh in last season's wild-card round.

Mendenhall practicing, Dwyer improving for Steelers

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Steelers enter the 2012 season with a few durability concerns in the backfield, but they don't appear as great as they could be.

Steelers OLB Harrison misses practice again

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison did not practice Friday, making it unlikely he will play in the season opener at Denver Sunday.

Steelers place OG DeCastro on I.R. with designation to return

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed rookie OG David DeCastro on the injured reserve “designated for return” list on Friday, the team announced.

Report: Steelers to sign CB Van Dyke

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Former Raiders CB DeMarcus Van Dyke will sign with the Steelers, according to Pro Football Talk.

Steelers name Roethlisberger, Keisel as captains

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Steelers named two captains on Monday, QB Ben Roethlisberger and DE Brett Keisel.

Steelers trim roster to 53

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Steelers became the first team to reduce its roster to 53 players, and they placed LB Sean Spence on injured reserve. 

Steelers LB Spence suffers knee injury

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:20 a.m. ET
Steelers rookie LB Sean Spence suffered a significant knee injury in Friday night’s preseason finale, head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed.

Wallace signs tender; Steelers activate Harrison, Worilds

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced that WR Mike Wallace signed his free-agent tender and LBs James Harrison and Jason Worilds were activated from the PUP list.

Report: Steelers WR Wallace to report to team Tuesday

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:49 p.m. ET

Steelers claim RB Harris off waivers

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Steelers claimed RB DuJuan Harris off waivers from the Jaguars on Monday.

DeCastro to have surgery Wednesday

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Steelers first-round rookie ORG David DeCastro's injured right knee will be surgically repaired on Wednesday.

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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