Posted November 20, 2012 by DJ Enuff in Sports

Breaking News: Steelers Sign Plax!

Plaxico Burress at a news conference after he was signed by the NY Jets in August 2011.

“Plaxico is in very good physical condition, from what I saw today,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said.espn

Plaxico started his career out with the Steelers; playing with them from 2000-04.

While he never played with Burress, one of the Giants’ current receivers, Victor Cruz said on WFAN Tuesday, “I’m just a little surprised it took so long,” nypost

Breaking News: The Pittsburgh Steelers signed, ex-Giant and Jet, Plaxico Burress to a contract this afternoon! He worked out with the Steelers this morning, and was signed right afterwards. Plax single-handedly helped the NY Giants win Super Bowl XLII (2007-08), and gave the NY Jets some flare last season! The Steelers are in serious need of wide receivers with Antonio Brown out a couple weeks (sprained ankle), and (ex-Jet) Jerricho Cotchery out with a injury sustained in the game late on Sunday (a loss to the Ravens)! Check out the Steelers’ coach, Mike Tomlin, and Giants’ WR Victor Cruz’s comments above!