Plaxico to visit the STEELERS 2morrow..
Dont know if this been posted yet.. oh well..[URL="http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/11/19/plaxico-burress-heading-to-pittsburgh-may-sign-with-steelers/"]
Posted by Michael David Smith on November 19, 2012, 5:56 PM EST
Getty ImagesPlaxico Burress may have finally found a new team. His first team.
ESPNís Adam Schefter reports that Burress, who has been hoping all year to sign a free agent contract with someone but has so far found no takers, is expected to go to Pittsburgh to take a physical for the Steelers. According to Schefter, the Steelers likely wouldnít arrange a physical unless they intended to sign Burress.
PFT has confirmed that Burressís workout is set for Tuesday.
The Steelers could use another receiver, with [URL="http://www.rotoworld.com/player/nfl/5698/antonio-brown"]Antonio Brown[/URL] slowed by a sprained ankle and [URL="http://www.rotoworld.com/player/nfl/1618/jerricho-cotchery"]Jerricho Cotchery[/URL] suffering an injury on Sunday night against the Ravens.
Pittsburgh chose Burress with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2000 NFL draft, and he played his first five years in the NFL with the Steelers. He then signed with the Giants in 2005 and played four years there before spending two years in prison for illegally possessing a firearm. After getting out of prison, he played last season for the Jets.
The 35-year-old Burress has said all year that he was staying in good shape and would be ready to play for any team that was willing to give him a chance. He may have finally found that team in Pittsburgh.
Last edited by LordVile; 11-19-2012 at 07:56 PM.
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I like this move. Sign him then Jerrod Johnson to back up Batch/ Ben.
I agree on Jerrod Johnson. Batch will be fine, though. That will be our last loss of the season the way this defense is playing, esp if AB is back in 2 weeks.
Originally Posted by Mister Pittsburgh
Yup.. I wanted to keep Jerrod Johnson instead of Lefty to begin with.