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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

Live Week 12 fantasy injury updates

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Despite being listed as doubtful, Rams WR Danny Amendola is active for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

Burress' size could help him fill role for Steelers

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Injuries have chipped away at the Steelers' strong WR depth, leaving them to look to their past for a solution.

Steelers add veterans Burress, Hoyer

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
With their offense banged up, the Steelers signed WR Plaxico Burress and former Patriots QB Brian Hoyer, according to multiple reports.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Burress

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Jets and Giants WR Plaxico Burress will work out for the Patriots on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Burress: Sanchez was 'battling' shoulder injuries in 2011

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
In a radio interview Monday, UFA WR Plaxico Burress indicated Jets QB Mark Sanchez played through shoulder issues in 2011. 

Judge orders Burress to reveal finances

Posted April 11, 2012 @ 11 p.m. ET
A judge has instructed free-agent WR Plaxico Burress to disclose his personal finances as a result of a $125,000 judgment against him.

Free-agent scouting report: Jets WR Plaxico Burress

Posted March 11, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
Plaxico Burress had some success in his first season back in the NFL after a stint in prison, but it appears he will be in a new uniform in 2012.

Burress' comments reinforce Jets' need at WR

Posted Feb. 03, 2012 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
Assuming Plaxico Burress dons a different uniform in 2012, the Jets might need look to the draft to add another outside receiver for the offense.

Report: Jacobs says Burress wants to be a Giant again

Posted Jan. 31, 2012 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
Could free-agent WR Plaxico Burress rejoin Big Blue in 2012? Giants RB Brandon Jacobs thinks so.

Jets' Burress returns after cutting charity trip

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Jets WR Plaxico Burress has returned to the team early after having permission to take two personal days while New York prepares for its game against the Bills.

Jets' Burress humbled by journey back to football

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
After a three-TD effort last Sunday, people are starting to believe that Plaxico Burress is back to being the player of old after missing the past two seasons.

They Said It: week of Oct. 9

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall on his plans for Monday night's contest against the Jets, quoted on miamiherald.com: "I'll probably get kicked out after the second quarter. I'm not joking. I'm serious."

Burress TD catch helps lead Jets past Bengals, 27-7

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Plaxico Burress, Santonio Holmes and Dustin Keller had TD catches as the Jets rolled past the Bengals, 27-7, on a rainy night in New Jersey.

Burress (ankle) to miss preseason opener

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
Fans will have to wait to see Plaxico Burress' return to the gridiron, as an ankle injury will keep him out of the Jets' preseason opener.

New faces step into Jets' special-teams unit

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Jets have work to do in replacing players lost via free agency, especially on special teams.

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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