Burress Falls On Arm; Leaves On Cart During Thursday Session
Summary of 12 articles · Updated Aug 9, 2013
Burress hurt himself in practice Thursday. Burress played in two AFC championship games with the Steelers and then won a Super Bowl with the Giants in 2008. Burress, the No. 8 overall pick in the 2000 draft, left the Steelers to sign with the New York Giants as a free agent in 2005, then had to watch the Steelers win Super Bowl XL in Detroit without him. Later, he was taken from the field with his arm in a sling. The former New York Giants receiver, who scored the go-ahead touchdown in Super Bowl XLII against the New England Patriots, has led a toilsome life in the NFL since accidentally shooting himself in the leg with a handgun he possessed illegally inside a New York City club in late November of 2008.
Season Over For WR Plaxico Burress With Torn Rotator Cuff
The Steelers had better get to the regular season, or they may not have many players left. On the same day the team found out they lost TE Matt Spaeth, the team also lost veteran wide out Plaxico Burress to a torn rotator cuff. Buress will have surgery …