Plaxico Burress has torn rotator cuff

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress is probably out for the season with a torn rotator cuff, according to reports.

Burress got injured Thursday while trying to make a leaping catch.

Burress, 35, caught just three passes in four games last season for Pittsburgh.

For his career, Burress has caught 553 receptions for 8,448 yards and 64 touchdowns.

He has also played for the New York Giants.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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