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Now that veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress is out for the year with a torn rotator cuff, several young wide receivers are left to fight for the fifth spot on the depth chart. One of those young receivers is J.D. Woods, an undrafted free agent out of West Virginia. Saturday night, in the [...] Steelers Rookie WR J.D. Woods Exhibited Four Great Skills On Just Two Catches is a post from: Steelers Depot [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Has Surgery On 36th Birthday

Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will celebrate his 36th birthday Monday by having surgery to repair the torn rotator cuff suffered last week in practice. Steelers WR Plaxico Burress will celebrate his 36th birthday today by getting shoulder surgery. Ugh. — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) August 12, 2013 Burress, who re-signed to a one-year [...] Steelers WR...

Burress Injury Sad, But Not a Huge Loss

It was confirmed late last night and again this morning that Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Plaxico Burress had indeed torn his rotator cuff. He is scheduled for surgery on Monday and will be out for the season. At the time of his injury, Burress was running at the number four or five wide receiver. While there was no guarantee that Burress was going to make the roster, at the very...

Report: Burress to miss season

Steelers veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress is done for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery, according to ESPN. Burress, who began his 11-year career with the Steelers, was limited to only four games last season with the Steelers and might opt to retire. Burress, 36, was a red-zone threat in his career, using his 6-5 frame to leap over defenders in the end zone. His...

Although a huge target in the red zone, Plaxico Burress is a tiny loss for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will undergo season-ending surgery on Monday to fix his torn rotator cuff. Signing a one-year contract in March, the 36-year-old Burress was primarily going to be utilized in the red zone. Although the 6-foot-6, 230 pound Burress could have helped Ben Roethlisberger at specific locations on the gridiron, losing the former Spartan...

Plaxico Burress: Did We Just Witness His Last Season?

There's no doubt that Plaxico Burress' season has come to an end after tearing his rotator cuff, but it's also a strong posibility that his lengthy 12-year career may have come to an end as well. Burress has experienced a relatively successful career. -- Despite getting selected to zero Pro Bowls.Burress has just recently returned to the NFL after serving a two-year prison...

Steelers Plaxico Burress out indefinitely after injuring his shoulder

Plaxico Burress started his NFL career as a Pittsburgh Steeler and after playing in New York for both the Giants and Jets, Burress is now back with the Steelers. His career might be over after his recent injury to his shoulder. He will have surgery on Monday to repair the damage that was caused, but right now he is out indefinitely.  ESPN and reported Burress has a torn...

A Look At The Steelers Wide Receiver Battle After One Preseason Game

By Matthew Marczi Following the season-ending shoulder injury to veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress, the door to the fifth receiver spot on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-man roster busted wide open, and several of the candidates made their presence felt during the team’s preseason opener against the New York Giants on Saturday, both positively and negatively. [...] A Look At...

Steelers’ Plaxico Burress undergoes season-ending surgery

Wide receiver Plaxico Burress entered training camp poised to be an interesting option for the Pittsburgh Steelers and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who is otherwise working with several young and inexperienced receivers. Instead, his 2013 campaign was ended before it began after he suffered a torn rotator cuff. Burress underwent surgery that will end his season – and perhaps...

Plaxico Burress Has Rotator Cuff Surgery; Career Probably Over

Will always be a lot of “what ifs” with Plax, but no one can take away he scored the winning TD in one of the greatest Super Bowl of all time. Steelers WR Plaxico Burress underwent season-ending rotator cuff surgery today. Season, and possibly career, over. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 12, 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers inactives for tonight’s game against Giants

The following players will not be playing tonight against the Giants: RB Le’Veon Bell (knee) CB Curtis Brown (ankle) CB Terry Hawthorne (knee) CB Cortez Allen (knee) CB DeMarcus Van **** (hamstring) WR Plaxico Burress (shoulder) TE Matt Spaeth (foot) S Ross Ventrone (unknown) DE Nick Williams (knee) TE Heath Miller (knee) TE David Johnson (knee) LB Sean Spence (knee)

Steelers Not Expected To Place TE Matt Spaeth On Injured Reserve

Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest posted Tuesday on Twitter that while the Pittsburgh Steelers will likely place veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress on injured reserve at some point following his Monday surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff suffered late last week in practice; he doesn’t believe that injured tight end Matt Spaeth will be [...] Steelers Not Expected To Place TE...

Specifics of the Roster Battles

With Plaxico Burress and Matt Spaeth now injured and gone, six Steelers must be found this preseason. Here's the guide to Saturday's opener:
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