CBS Pittsburgh

LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — The second tour of duty for Steelers receiver Plaxico Burress has been halted before he gets to face one of his old teams, as the 36-year-old now faces a career-threatening rotator cuff tear, per multiple reports.

Burress went up for a deep pass sandwiched between two defenders and looked like he had it, but it was knocked away as he hit the ground hard with his elbow and shoulder taking the brunt of the blow. He got up slowly and walked away but later left the field on a cart.

Some time later, he was seen watching practice with his right arm in a sling.

Burress, in his first five years with his original employer, made 261 receptions for 4,164 yards and 22 TD’s. The Steelers brought him back as a late-season substitute in 2012, and he caught three passes for 48 yards and…

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