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Plaxico Burress to have surgery

Updated: August 9, 2013, 1:39 PM ET
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will undergo shoulder surgery Monday, the team announced.

The Steelers said via their Twitter account that Burress suffered a significant shoulder injury in Thursday's practice.

A source familiar with the injury told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that Burress has a torn rotator cuff, an injury that could end his season.

He was hurt in practice when he landed awkwardly on his right arm while trying to make a catch over ...

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