Posted August 09, 2013 on pit.scout.com
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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Plaxico Burress tears rotator cuff, career is in jeopardy

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RIP Plaxico Burress’ Career

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Steelers Plaxico Burress Has Torn Rotator Cuff; Season Could Be Over

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Matt Spaeth Will Miss 8-10 Weeks with Lisfranc Sprain

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