Plaxico Burress

Football Player
Born Aug 12, 1977

Plaxico Antonio Burress is an American football wide receiver who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was drafted by the Steelers eighth overall in the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State. Burress also played for the New York Giants, making the game winning catch in the 2008 Super Bowl victory. He played with the New York Jets in 2011.… Read More

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  • Revenge Not On Agenda As Pats Face Giants
    Yahoo News - Nov 13, 2015
  • Plaxico Burress Indicted In New Jersey On Tax Charges
    NYTimes - Apr 30, 2015
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    Seattle Pi - Jan 24, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Plaxico Burress.


1977 Birth Born on August 12, 1977.


1989 11 Years Old Also, he started All Year at split end and set a school season-record with 65 receptions, topping the previous mark of 60 catches by Courtney Hawkins in 1989. … Read More
1992 14 Years Old He also broke the single-game record of 12 receptions set by tight end Mitch Lyons in 1992.
1996 18 Years Old In 1996, he caught 33 passes for 807 yards (24.5 avg.) and 12 touchdowns.


1998 - 2000 2 More Events
Burress's best season with the Steelers came in 2002, when he set his career highs for receptions (78) and yards (1,325), to go along with seven touchdowns.
2005 27 Years Old On January 23, 2005, after a playoff defeat, Burress announced his intentions to leave the Steelers. … Read More
2006 28 Years Old In the 2006 season, Burress managed a career high ten touchdowns but fell short of the 1,000-yard mark, appearing in only 15 games and struggling with a groin injury for much of the year. … Read More
2007 29 Years Old In 2007, Burress was the Giants' top receiver with 70 receptions for 1,025 yards, despite not practicing all season because of his ailing ankle. … Read More


Before their May mini-camp, Burress and his teammates were invited by former President George W. Bush to the White House on April 30, 2008 to honor their victory in Super Bowl XLII. … Read More
On June 12, 2009 Burress's attorney Benjamin Brafman announced that he had been unable to reach a sentencing agreement.
2010 - 2011 2 More Events
2012 34 Years Old In 2012, he was ordered to pay Smith $159,000, but as late as May 2013, had not made any payments. … Read More
2013 35 Years Old Burress filed his 2013 State income tax return on Oct. 20, 2014, for which he submitted an electronic transfer. … Read More
2014 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Burress appeared on Celebrity Wife Swap on July 29, 2014.
2015 37 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 30, 2015, Burress was indicted by the State of New Jersey on charges that he failed to pay nearly $48,000 in income taxes.
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