Steelers wideout Plaxico Burress to have surgery on injured shoulder
It was reported Thursday that Burress tore his rotator cuff and could be finished for the season.
Burress was battling for a roster spot with Jerricho Cotchery, David Gilreath and several rookies. He had three receptions in four games with the Steelers last season and will turn 36 next week.
PHOTO GALLERY: Injury watch for 2013 NFL season Burress has 553 receptions for 8,499 yards and 64 touchdowns in 11 seasons with the Steelers, New York Giants and New York Jets.