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Steelers WR Plaxico Burress tears rotator cuff, may be out for the season

Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress was carted off the practice field Thursday. (George Gojkovich/Getty Images) Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress was carted off the practice field Thursday. (George Gojkovich/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress was carted off the practice field Thursday afternoon and returned with his right arm in a sling, per Dale Lolley of the Observer-Reporter.

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported later Thursday night Burress had torn his rotator cuff and could be finished for the season.

The Steelers open the preseason Saturday night against the Giants.

GALLERY:  Check out who's out for the season

Burress, who turns 36 next week, played in only four games last season in his return to Pittsburgh, with three total catches for 42 yards and a score.

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