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Plaxico breakfasts with Steelers

Posted on: July 30, 2011 11:05 am
Edited on: July 30, 2011 1:22 pm
 
BurressPosted by Josh Katzowitz

Since free agent Plaxico Burress was released from prison, there has been no shortage of rumors of where the 34-year-old ultimately could resume his career.

Would it be his old team, the Giants? Apparently, they’re interested. The Bears? Not so much. The Eagles? Michael Vick certainly wouldn’t mind that. The Jets? Sounds like they might take a shot at him.

Well, what about the Steelers? If Burress’ eating habits are any indication, it sounds like Pittsburgh is a real player to land Burress.

According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Ed Bouchette, Burress had breakfast with Steelers coach Mike Tomlin on Saturday morning. Burress also met with team president Art Rooney and GM Kevin Colbert, who drafted Burress in 2000 (in case you forgot, Burress played his first five seasons in the league with the Steelers).

Said Colbert to reporters: “Obviously he's interested. His agent is interested and we're interested, so where it goes we'll find out.”

Colbert said he didn’t know how much money Burress would command, but if his expectations aren’t too high -- and coming off his prison stint, I don’t know why they would be -- Burress could be a nice fit to build some depth at the WR position.

All of this depends on how much solid football Burress actually has left in his body. Which, of course, nobody knows at this point.

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Since: Jan 9, 2008
Posted on: September 9, 2011 9:20 pm
 

Plaxico breakfasts with Steelers

I just remembered.



Since: Aug 30, 2010
Posted on: July 31, 2011 11:28 am
 

Plaxico breakfasts with Steelers

Good news, the jets signed him instead of the Steelers.  ESPN and Post Gazette are reporting this!  I'm glad he didn't come to the Steelers




Since: Sep 5, 2010
Posted on: July 31, 2011 9:51 am
 

Plaxico breakfasts with Steelers

Go after Malcom Floyd instead!



Since: Jul 25, 2007
Posted on: July 31, 2011 7:24 am
 

Plaxico breakfasts with Steelers

would be funny as hell if they cut Hines Ward to add Burress.  Read the article in the Post-Gazette, the steelers have no cap room and would have to make cuts.  Casey Hampton?  Aaron Smith?  You guys are going to have to lose something to get something.   I think that's why Plaxico will sign with the Jets.



Since: Jul 25, 2007
Posted on: July 31, 2011 7:21 am
 

Plaxico breakfasts with Steelers

Actually I'm a Redskins fan.  The NE in my name is for "Any".   Welker is better than Ward.



Since: Jun 28, 2011
Posted on: July 31, 2011 3:08 am
 

Plaxico breakfasts with Steelers

Please do NOT sign this clown!!!!!!! We do not need him, what we do need is DB help or OL help....



Since: Jun 28, 2011
Posted on: July 31, 2011 3:05 am
 

Plaxico breakfasts with Steelers

Whatever dude! Stop making a "patriot" bias comment. Welker is better at this stage of their careers, wards been in the league for x amount of years already.....my god, you ignorant people make the dumbest comments!!!


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