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The Lions placed WR Nate Burleson on injured reserve and signed WR Brian Robiskie.
Burleson broke his leg in Monday nights loss to the Bears. He will undergo surgery on Friday.
Robiskie is a former second-round pick of the Browns. Last season, he played in six games and had three catches for 25 yards. In 2010, Robiskie started 11 games and had 29 catches for 310 yards and three scores. He spent time with the Jaguars this past offseason. Source: ProFootball Weekly Attached Thumbnails
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According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free-Press, Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson suffered a broken leg during last night’s loss to the Bears.Rookie Ryan Broyles stepped in and played pretty well. He ended up with three catches for 51 yard and a touchdown.
The Detroit Lions lost their No. 3 receiver to a broken leg during Monday night’s loss to the Chicago Bears. Nate Burleson was injured after catching a 16-yard pass over the middle.On the season Burleson, 31, had caught 27 passes for 240 yards and two touchdowns.Taking over for Burleson will be rookie Ryan Broyles. Broyles entered Monday’s game against the Bears in the third...
Detroit Lions receiver Nate Burleson will miss the rest of the season after breaking his right leg during Monday night's 13-7 loss to the Chicago Bears.
Burleson was injured on a hit by Tim Jennings after a 16-yard catch in the third quarter with the Bears leading 13-0.
Losing him is a big blow for the Lions, who have lost four of five.
A starter along with Calvin Johnson...
The Detroit Lions not only lost their Monday night contest
against the Chicago Bears, they lost starting wide receiver Nate Burleson for
the remainder of the season. Burleson suffered a broken leg, reports MichaelDavid Smith of ProFootballTalk.com.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz
announced at his postgame press conference that Burleson will not play again
Nate Burleson: Burleson (broken leg) will miss the rest of the season, Detroit News writer John Niyo reports.
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After the Lions loss to the Chicago Bears 13-7 on Monday Night Football, things got worse for an already stumbling offense as Nate Burleson was lost for the season with a broken leg.
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz announced the injury to Burleson further reiterating that the veteran wide out would be out for the remainder of the year.
The injury to Burleson occurred when he landed...
Lions receiver Nate Burleson, who was taken to the locker room on a cart in Monday's game versus Chicago, will miss the remainder of the season with a broken right leg.Fantasy Spin:Titus Young and rookie Ryan Broyles will both see plenty of opportunities with Burleson gone. Broyles was certainly the better of the two Monday night, catching three balls for 51 yards and a touchdown...
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson fractured his leg in the second half of a 13-7 loss to the Bears and was lost for the season, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Burleson was third the team with 27 catches for 240 yards and was the only Lion with multiple touchdowns.
He injured his leg on his only catch Monday, a 16-yard grab on the Lions second possession...
Nate Burleson's 2012 season is over after he suffered a broken leg in the Detroit Lions' 13-7 loss to Chicago on Monday night. Continue reading →
Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson was carted to the locker room after suffering a right knee injury early in the third quarter. The team later ruled him out for the remainder of the game.
Burleson appeared to hyperextend his right knee as he was tackled following a 16-yard reception. He was helped off the field and tended to by trainers before heading to the locker room for further...
The Detroit Lions are counting on three players to make up for the loss of receiver Nate Burleson.
Second-year pro Titus Young and rookie Ryan Broyles take a big step up the depth chart at receiver. And tight end Tony Scheffler should get more chances to catch passes from the slot.
''Anytime somebody goes down, someone has to step up and I just happen to be the one that...