Plax is back. Or at least it looks like he will be soon enough.
Plaxico Burress, who hasn’t played a snap in the NFL this season, is on his way to Pittsburgh and could rejoin the Steelers, his first NFL franchise, sometime this week, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The former Steelers receiver, who played in Pittsburgh from 2000-2004, will reportedly work out for the team on Tuesday.
Burress last played with the Jets in 2011, catching 45 passes for 612 yards and eight touchdowns. At 35 years old, he’s a little older and likely slower than most teams are hoping for. But at 6-foot-5 and 230 pounds, Burress has the perfect frame for a team in need of a reliable receiver or even some red zone production.
The Steelers could just be that team. With their top two quarterbacks on the shelf for at least the near future, three running backs playing through minor injuries and a pair of wide receivers with no return date yet in sight, the Steelers could definitely use the help.
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