Found March 12, 2013 on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog:
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to bring back Plaxico Burress on a one-year deal at the veteran minimum. This signing makes a lot of sense for the Steelers for multiple reasons and a contract at the veteran minimum won’t hurt them too much in terms of cap hit. Burress will be 36 years old next season, but he showed that he can still play last season in limited time with the Steelers. The re-addition of Burress also brings much needed size to the Steelers receiving core. As of now the Steelers receivers average out at 5’11″ and at 6’5″ Burress brings a new aspect to the receiving core. Also, with Heath Miller expected to miss at least part of the season due to a major knee injury the Steelers could use Burress’ height especially in the red zone. Even if the Steelers finalize the signing of Burress they will still be looking to draft at least one receiver in the draft; especially with Burress and Jerrico Cotchery getting older and the impending loss of Mike Wallace. Burress was originally drafted by the Steelers in first round of the 2000 draft. After the 2004 season Burress left in free agency for the New York Giants, he then played for the New York Jets in 2011 and returned to the Steelers last season. During his career Burress has accumulated 553 receptions, 8,499 yards, and 64 touchdowns. The post La Canfora: Pittsburgh Steelers to Sign Plaxico Burress to One-Year Deal appeared first on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog.
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