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A day after being released by the Buccaneers, Kevin Ogletree has already caught on with Detroit. SOURCE: NBC's Pro Football TalkFantasy Spin:Ogletree fills a need for the Lions, who have been looking to replace injured wideout Nate Burleson (eating pizza and driving don't mix apparently). Ogletree could eat up yardage but Calvin Johnson should still see most of the targets when Detroit gets into the red zone.

Nate Burleson believes he’s in line for fast recovery

Lions wideout Nate Burleson suffered an injury in a car accident last week. According to the Detroit Free Press, Burleson is in for a speedy recovery. “I’ve gotten some good news, but I’m not going to speak about that,” Burleson said. “I don’t want to get yelled at by Coach Schwartz, but what was told to me is that what it typically takes to get back, I’ll be back...

Lions star Nate Burleson broke his arm and crashed because of PIZZA?

Today in an interview with, Nate Burleson goes back and explains what happened the night of his car crash. Nate says he was in shock in the moments following the wreck, in which he suffered a broken arm and cuts on his face after a night at Happy’s Pizza and Pub in Detroit — […]

Was Nate Burleson Drunk When He Wrecked His Car?

Monday night/Tuesday morning Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson was in a car accident. The immediate word was that alcohol was not a factor, and from what I've read the cops never even considered it. Burleson has been up front about it and said he was trying to save his pizza from sliding off the seat, but there are some that are skeptical. So how better to...

Lions sign Kevin Ogletree

Receiver Kevin Ogletree has agreed to a one-year contract with the Lions after getting released by Tampa Bay. Ogletree, 25, had eight catches for 70 yards and one touchdown in four games for the Buccaneers, who are in the middle of a major in-season shakeup on offense. The Lions need the extra depth at receiver because Nate Burleson is out indefinitely after breaking his arm last...

Nate Burleson car accident pictures show his totaled car, infamous pizza box

Almost everyone has had a little fun at the expense of Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson over the past week. Burleson was involved in an unfortunate car accident last week during which he suffered a broken arm. It was later revealed that he crashed his SUV when he was trying to save a box […]

Lions Center Wants to Moon Packers Fans

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has never left Lambeau Field with a victory, but what bothers him almost as much as that is the tradition where Packers fans moon the opposing team buses as they depart from Green Bay. Raiola wants to flip that tradition on its head as he jokingly put it to the Detroit Free Press, via USA Today: “Going there — I go before the buses...

Detroit Lions exec:Chicago Bears are Thugs

The Detroit Lions are really feeling themselves these days. So much so that regardless of what happens with team bully/defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, their executive branch has the nerve to call the Chicago Bears” thugs.” Please click here to read this story The post Detroit Lions exec:Chicago Bears are Thugs appeared first on Players View.

Nate Burleson Releases Photo of Pizza Slice that Caused Car Crash (Photo)

We brought you the news last week of Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson breaking his arm in a car crash. When details emerged that the cause of the crash was a fallen slice of pizza, many were skeptical. Burleson quieted those who didn’t believe him when he put these pics up on his Instagram page. […]

Nate Burleson says he's on track for quicker return

Nate Burleson is a two-time winner of the Ed Block Courage Award and he doesn’t plan on winning it again. Burleson who was honored Tuesday night during a dinner at Ford Field is scheduled to have the cast removed from his broken left arm Thursday and will be in a removable splint next week. He said he’s on track to return sooner than anticipated from an injury he suffered in...

Nate Burleson: I’ll Return Soon, Gain 1,000 Yards This Season

Nate Burleson has some lofty expectations for a guy who can’t even eat and drive. Burleson who broke his arm in a one car crash last week, vows to return and return in a big way.   The veteran wide receiver told the Detroit News that “he’ll be back soon, and still will gain 1,000 yards receiving.” When I get back, I’m still going to try to go after that 1,000 yards,...

Suh likes Aaron Rodgers but says they can't be friends

Ndamukong Suh and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers spent some time hanging out together at a football camp in Oregon this summer, and even though Suh indicated that he likes the Green Bay Packers quarterback well enough, the Detroit Lions defensive lineman says there’s no chance the two will ever be friends. And no, […]The post Ndamukong Suh likes Aaron Rodgers but...

Lions take 22-game skid to Wisconsin

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By SCOTT HELD Associated Press The Detroit Lions ended one long road skid this season and get a shot at halting another this weekend. The Lions (3-1) have lost 22 straight games in Wisconsin, including 19 straight at Lambeau Field. They head to Green Bay on Sunday with a chance for a third NFC North victory that would keep them atop the division. Players...

Packers seek to extend home dominance over Lions

No matter the month, no matter the record, no matter the weather, the Packers can beat the Detroit Lions at home. Since 1992, a Green Bay victory against Detroit in Wisconsin has been as regular as a Lions Thanksgiving Day game. Twenty-two straight wins, counting one playoff victory. The 21-game, regular-season home winning streak against Detroit is the longest in NFL history. ...

Lions Vice Chairman Bill Ford Calls Chicago Bears ‘Bunch of Thugs’

The Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears have a rivalry dating back over 80 years. So, it’s fair to say there isn’t much love lost between the two franchises. Lions vice chairman Bill Ford acknowledged as much on Tuesday. Ford jokingly referred to the Bears as “a bunch of thugs” during a question-and-answer session at the Lions’ annual Courage House dinner on Tuesday, according...

Lions focus on trying to contain Packers' Aaron Rodgers

Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh got to know Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers this summer and although Suh said he’s “good people” the two aren’t exactly friends. “I don’t think I’ll ever be able to have a friend that’s a quarterback especially one I see twice a year” Suh said with a smile Wednesday. Told Suh’s stance during a conference call Rodgers sarcastically...
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