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Nate Burleson

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Dolphins | Made offer to Nate Burleson

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:38:46 -0700

The Miami Dolphins made a contract offer to Cleveland Browns WR Nate Burleson, but Burleson decided to sign with the Browns. Burleson signed with the Browns over the Dolphins because he believes he will have a better opportunity to earn playing time with the Browns.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Barry Jackson

Browns | Nate Burleson agrees to terms

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 18:08:36 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Dolphins | Nate Burleson visits

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:17:15 -0700

The Miami Dolphins hosted free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) for a visit Friday, April 4.

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Browns | Will meet with Nate Burleson

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:13:30 -0700

The Cleveland Browns are scheduled to meet with free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) Saturday, April 5.

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Dolphins | Nate Burleson visiting

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:22:00 -0700

The Miami Dolphins are visiting with free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) Thursday, April 3.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Palm Beach Post - Andrew Abramson

Cowboys | Nate Burleson could be option

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:51:21 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys could show interest in free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) at some point this offseason because he played for passing game coordinator Scott Linehan before.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Calvin Watkins

NFL | Nate Burleson not retiring

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:10:54 -0700

Free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) has told Twitter followers he is not retiring, noting a broken arm was the main reason he was hampered in 2014.

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Titans | Interest in Nate Burleson

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:02:28 -0700

The Tennessee Titans have interest in free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions), according to team sources.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Paul Kuharsky

Lions | Ndamakong Suh signing could hamstring team

Sun, 16 Feb 2014 00:15:44 -0800

Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh's presence on the roster comes with a price tag of $22.4 million, which gives the team almost no flexibility to do anything else in free agency. Even with the extra $11.5 million the team saved by releasing S Louis Delmas and WR Nate Burleson, the Lions do not have enough cap space to sign all of the team's prospective draft picks this May. Still, Lions president Tom Lewand would like to get Suh under contract, even if some pieces have to be moved into different places.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Detroit News - Chris McCosky

Redskins | Nate Burleson not expected to be option

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:02:17 -0800

The Washington Redskins likely will not show interest in free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) because they are expected to look to add taller receivers.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNWashington.com - Rich Tandler

Lions | Willing to re-sign Nate Burleson

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:35:42 -0800

Free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) said the Detroit Lions told him they would be interested in re-signing him during training camp at the veteran's minimum. Burleson said he does not want to wait that long and expects to sign with a team sooner.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Mlive.com - Kyle Meinke

NFL | Nate Burleson receiving interest

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:29:39 -0800

Free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) said several teams have contacted his agent and believes he will sign with a new team before the start of free agency. Burleson said he is looking to join a team with a good receiving corps and the chance to make the playoffs.

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Lions | Unlikely to bring back Nate Burleson

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:04:56 -0800

Updating a previous report, it is highly unlikely the team brings back free-agent WR Nate Burleson, in the opinion of Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.

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NFL | Nate Burleson wants to keep playing

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:35:16 -0800

Free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) wants to keep playing in 2014.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Could bring back Nate Burleson

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:06:49 -0800

The release of Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson does not mean he is done with the team. He could re-sign with the team for less money, which is something he is willing to do.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Cowboys | Could be an option for Nate Burleson

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:05:16 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys could be an option for impending free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions) because of the connection with offensive coordinator Scott Linehan.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Buccaneers | Could be landing spot for Nate Burleson

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:54:14 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be a good landing spot for impending free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Lions), in the opinion of Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.

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Lions | Will release Nate Burleson

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:53:28 -0800

The Detroit Lions have informed WR Nate Burleson that he will be released Thursday, Feb. 13.

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Lions | Two likely will have to restructure deals

Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:54:31 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson and FS Louis Delmas likely will have to restructure their contracts in order to stay with the team.

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Lions | Calvin Johnson inactive

Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:35:38 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 17 game.

Fantasy Tip: Kris Durham and Nate Burleson likely will have some fantasy value with Johnson out of the lineup. Both could be flex options for owners this week.

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Lions | Nate Burleson likely to line up in slot

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 14:57:25 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) is likely to see most of the snaps out of the slot position in Week 12 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, meaning WRs Jeremy Ross and Kris Durham will see less playing time. Burleson practiced in full pads both Thursday, Nov. 21, and Friday, Nov. 22, and is probable for this weekend.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | Nate Burleson probable

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:35:26 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) fully practiced Friday, Nov. 22, and is probable for Week 12.

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Lions | Nate Burleson cleared for contact

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:55:00 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) has been cleared for contact and should be able to play Week 12 unless he suffers a setback. Burleson will wear a protective sleeve on his forearm when he returns to the field.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 12

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:29:38 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), DT Andre Fluellen (thigh) and FS Louis Delmas (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 21. WR Nate Burleson (forearm), OT Corey Hilliard (knee) and CB Bill Bentley (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Nate Burleson limited in practice

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:35:02 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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Lions | Nate Burleson to wear brace

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:07:08 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) will wear a Kevlar brace on his arm when he returns to action, and he'll have to change the way he plays in order to stay healthy. "I'm not going to be diving over piles and trying to run people over," Burleson said. "I'm going to try to have a little bit of preservation to the way I play. But I'm not concerned about that one bit. I'm actually looking forward to it and like I said, I get paid to play and I haven't played in a long time, so I've got a lot of time to make up for it."

Fantasy Tip: Remember, Burleson isn't exactly a lock to play in Week 12 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. For that reason, he's best left on your bench if he's still on your roster.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Nate Burleson ready

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:25:19 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) thinks he is ready to return in Week 12 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. "I feel like I can go out there and be productive," Burleson said. "I caught the ball last week very well, ran some routes, had some physical contact. So this week is taking another step." He still needs to be cleared by doctors, however.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | Nate Burleson could play in Week 12

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:18:57 -0800

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said it is possible that WR Nate Burleson (forearm) could play in the team's Week 12 game.

Fantasy Tip: Burleson will be a risky start if he returns this weekend. At best, consider him a flex play in deeper leagues if he gets the go-ahead from the coaches.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:40:29 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared CB Bill Bentley, OT Corey Hilliard, DL Ezekiel Ansah, QB Kellen Moore, OG Leroy Harris, RB Montell Owens, WR Nate Burleson inactive for Week 11.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Week 11

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:08:57 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Montell Owens (knee) has been ruled out for Week 11. WR Nate Burleson (forearm) and CB Bill Bentley (knee) are listed as doubtful. OT Corey Hilliard (knee) and DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle) are listed as questionable. FS Louis Delmas (knee) is listed as probable. Owens, Bentley and Delmas did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 15. Burleson, Hilliard and Ansah were limited during practice.

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Lions | Nate Burleson limited

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:51:40 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 14.

Fantasy Tip: Burleson is unlikely to play this weekend in his return from a broken arm. He represents WR depth at this point in time, but isn't a starting option and may not become one again this season.

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Lions | Don't plan on playing Nate Burleson

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 09:09:41 -0800

The Detroit Lions don't plan on playing WR Nate Burleson (arm) in the team's Week 11 game, even though he feels like he is fully recovered.

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Lions | Nate Burleson being smart with injury

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:43:16 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) was able to run routes against the defense in practice Wednesday, Nov. 13. It was the first time he has done that since breaking his forearm Sept. 24. Still, his status for Week 11 against the Pittsburgh Steelers is uncertain. He has been being careful with his injury, since there might be more football left beyond Week 17. "We're in a good position. If the season was different and there was a sense of urgency of guys needing to be out there, I'd take a pain pull and say, 'Let's do it.' That's just my personality," Burleson said. "The way the way is playing there is an ease in my spirit that I don't have to rush it."

Burleson has X-rays Tuesday, Sept. 12, and he said everything looked great. There is healing and calcification, which is what the doctors need to see before they sign off on his return.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | Nate Burleson limited

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:20:53 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 13.

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Lions | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 10 Nov 2013 08:35:07 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared CB Bill Bentley, OT Corey Hilliard, CB Dwight Bentley, DL Ezekiel Ansah, QB Kellen Moore, OG Leroy Harris, RB Mikel Leshoure, WR Nate Burleson inactive for Week 10.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Week 10

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:47:02 -0800

Detroit Lions S Louis Delmas (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 8, and is probable. S Glover Quin (ankle) was limited in practice and is probable. LB Travis Lewis (ankle) fully practiced and is probable. DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle), CB Bill Bentley (knee), and OT Corey Hilliard (knee) all did not practice and are doubtful. WR Nate Burleson (forearm) was limited in practice and has been ruled out.

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Lions | Nate Burleson unsure about status

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 20:35:34 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) said he is not sure if he will be able to play in the team's Week 10 game and will allow the doctors and trainers to determine his status.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | Nate Burleson limited

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:52:50 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 7.

Fantasy Tip: It's Burleson's second straight day of limited practice. He is nearing a return to action, but it looks like it may be another week before that happens. Think about adding him off the waiver wire if you are still building WR depth.

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Lions | Nate Burleson won't rush back

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 11:23:45 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) has returned to practice, but he doesn't sound very optimistic that he'll be back on the field in Week 10 against the Chicago Bears. "I'm not going to sit here and pull an RG3 and talk over what is common sense and that's listen to my coaches and listen to the doctors," Burleson said. "I want to play and that's just me being a competitor. That doesn't mean that my arm is ready to be out there for 60 minutes. I'm going to talk with the coaches, talk with the trainers and talk with the doctors and figure out if this week, next week or the week after is best for me." Burleson did positional drills and wore a Kevlar brace over his arm in practice Tuesday, Nov. 5. He has most of the grip strength back in his left hand.

Fantasy Tip: If we had to guess, we'd think Detroit plays it safe and holds Burleson out for another week. When he returns, he'll be the No. 2 wideout opposite Calvin Johnson, which will limit Kris Durham's value for the rest of the year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Nate Burleson practicing again

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 09:04:39 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) is practicing for the second straight day Wednesday, Nov. 6. It appears Burleson may have a chance to play Week 10.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Oakland Press - Paula Pasche

Lions | Nate Burleson may not play this weekend

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:00:45 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) returned to practice Tuesday, Nov. 5, but it's not a guarantee that he'll return to play in Week 10 against the Chicago Bears. "I'd caution reading too much (into) him being out there and being back," head coach Jim Schwartz said. "But he is progressing well and everyone is pleased with his progression. We all know how tough a guy Nate is. If it was up to him, he probably would have missed one game, but there's only so much that you can do with healing bones and stuff."

Fantasy Tip: How much Burleson accomplishes in practice this week will determine if he can return to play this weekend. Expect Detroit to stay on the cautious side, however. Burleson is probably available on most waiver wires if you're looking to add WR depth in the coming weeks. Kris Durham's role will suffer when Burleson is back.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | Nate Burleson practicing

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 08:19:48 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) returned to practice Tuesday, Nov. 5.

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Lions | Nate Burleson progressing

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 09:42:41 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) said he resumed lifting weights last week and is being fitted for his game-day brace on his arm. The Lions are on bye in Week 9.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 27 Oct 2013 08:33:04 -0700

The Detroit Lions have declared OT Corey Hilliard, CB Jonte Green, QB Kellen Moore, OG Leroy Harris, WR Micheal Spurlock, RB Mikel Leshoure, WR Nate Burleson inactive for Week 8.

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Lions | Three sitting

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 08:44:00 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm), OT Corey Hilliard (knee) and FS Louis Delmas (knee) are out of practice Friday, Oct. 25.

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Lions | Two miss practice

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:02:14 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) and OT Corey Hilliard (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 24. Burleson has been ruled out for Week 8.

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Lions | Three players sit out practice

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:39:43 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm), DT Andre Fluellen (concussion) and FS Louis Delmas (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 23.

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Lions | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 20 Oct 2013 08:53:17 -0700

The Detroit Lions have declared OT Jason Fox, QB Kellen Moore, OG Leroy Harris, WR Nate Burleson, RB Stephfon Green, RB Theo Riddick, TE Tony Scheffler inactive for Week 7.

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Lions | Two ruled out

Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:03:29 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) and TE Tony Scheffler (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 18, and have been ruled out for Week 7.

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Lions | Nate Burleson to wear sleeve

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:39:18 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson (forearm) said he will wear a Kevlar sleeve on his left arm when he returns to help protect his broken forearm. Burleson is expected to return at some point next month.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett