Found August 09, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced Friday via a statement that the shoulder injury suffered Thursday by veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a significant one and it will require surgery. According to reports late Thursday evening, Burress, who will turn 36 next week, suffered a torn rotator cuff when he hit the ground [...] Steelers WR Plaxico Burress To Have Surgery After Suffering Significant Shoulder Injury is a post from: Steelers Depot [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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