Found August 07, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

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According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh post-Gazette, the reason free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress is still available is because he’s asking for too much money.

It looks like the Steelers were looking into acquiring Burress as a replacement for Mike Wallace, but Bouchette said that he wants “too much money.”

The reason Burress is likely asking for too much money is because he owes quite a bit in back taxes from 2007.

If Burress wants to play this season, he’s going to need to lower his asking price.


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