Originally written on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 11/9/14

CHICAGO - SEPTEMBER 12: Nate Burleson of the Detroit Lions is slowed by Zack Bowman of the Chicago Bears during the NFL season opening game at Soldier Field on September 12, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Lions 19-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Last week: 8 (-1) Nate Burleson’s injury is a pretty ridiculous story, but it also might be a blessing in disguise for the Lions. Burleson’s numbers might look good (19 catches for 239 yards), but he has one of the easiest jobs in football, with Calvin Johnson opposite him, Matt Stafford throwing to him, and one of the pass happiest coaching staffs in football. The 32-year-old showed a noticeable lack of explosion on the field and the now healthy Ryan Broyles, who will take his spot, could be a serious upgrade. Week 3 Studs WR Calvin Johnson Week 3 Duds C Dominic Raiola
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