Former Giants WR Plaxico Burress, now 36 and coming off a shoulder injury, told ESPN he still wants to play in the NFL.
Steelers WR Plaxico Burress underwent season-ending rotator cuff surgery today. Season and possibly career over.
CBSSports.com "When Plaxico Burress re-signed with the Steelers this offseason he figured he could make a positive impact on the squad. "I know I can still play I know I can dominate in the red zone" Burress said in June and he probably wasn't completely incorrect. Unfortunately for Pittsburgh the Steelers..." August 09
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "He said it once, twice, enough times that the phrase could be embroidered on his new clothing line of Plaxico's Sox: "My job is to just go out and catch the football," Plaxico Burress said, explaining his role with the Steelers. Really, what else would you want the 6-foot-5 receiver to do?..." June 09
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Mike Wallace is going deep again — deep into the pockets of the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins made the first and likely costliest splash of NFL free agency minutes after the signing period began Tuesday by agreeing to a reported $65 million, five-year contract that guarantees the former..." March 12
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers have reached agreement on a new contract with inside linebacker Larry Foote, beating the free-agency signing period that begins at 4:01 p.m. today and keeping him from leaving for the Arizona Cardinals. In addition, the Steelers are close to an agreement to re-sign wide receiver..." March 12
The Steelers plan to sign WR Plaxico Burress to a 1yr, vet min deal in the coming days, according to league source