Found April 22, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
PLAYERS: Nate Burleson
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
The 2012 season of Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson was ended prematurely when he suffered a broken leg. He’s been working hard to return to the field since, as Burleson is told that he’s currently three months ahead of his recovery schedule. "The great news is I'm healed up," Burleson said. "I just got news from my doctors that the bone is good. I'm running and jumping three months ahead of schedule." If he’s able to return healthy for the start of the new season, Burleson will be counted on as the Lions’ No. 2 receiver behind Calvin Johnson. The 31-year-old did say that he would welcome competition at the position, noting that “the more ammunition you have the better it is for you to go out there and battle.” Burleson was limited to six games last season due to the injury. Prior to breaking his leg, the wide receiver caught 27 passes for 240 yards and two touchdowns. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?

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