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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 15 players

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
The Steelers announced that they have released 15 players Monday to get down to the 75-man roster limit.

Wallace's return would reunite 'two-headed monster'

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Mike Wallace's return not only would help fellow WR Antonio Brown but the club's overall offense.

Steelers first-round pick DeCastro carted off field

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
Rookie OG David DeCastro was carted off the field after hurting his right knee early into Pittsburgh's game against the Bills on Saturday night.

Everest: 'Professional differences' reason Steelers fired him

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Steelers special-teams coach Al Everest told PFW Friday morning that he was let go because of "professional differences" with the club.

Report: Steelers part ways with special-teams coach Everest

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Steelers parted ways with special-teams coach Al Everest, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.

Report: Steelers WR Wallace to report, sign tender

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
WR Mike Wallace will report to the Steelers over the weekend and sign his one-year tender, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Report: Steelers waive Clay with settlement

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Steelers have waived RB John Clay with an injury settlement, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday.

Colts lose three to injury vs. Steelers

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Three Colts players — DL Cory Redding, OLB Robert Mathis and WR Austin Collie — left Sunday night's game at Pittsburgh with injuries.

Rodgers-Cromartie fined $21K for hit on Leftwich

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been fined $21,000 for his unnecessary-roughness penalty committed last Thursday against the Steelers.

Steelers activate Mendenhall, Hampton from PUP

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Steelers have started the clock on NT Casey Hampton and RB Rashard Mendenhall, activating them from the PUP list.

Steelers OLB Harrison undergoes knee scope

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Steelers LB James Harrison underwent a knee scope on Wednesday morning, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Report: Steelers OLT Starks activated from PUP

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Steelers OLT Max Starks has been removed from the PUP list, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Tuesday.

Steelers sign TE Peelle

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Monday that they have signed veteran free-agent TE Justin Peelle to a one-year deal.

DeCastro's Steelers debut solid, Adams struggles

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Steelers ORG David DeCastro played well in his professional debut, and OLT Mike Adams struggled and got hurt, but both showed promise.

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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