The Detroit Lions came into the 2013 NFL offseason strapped for salary cap space but after making a couple moves to get under the cap, the Lions got under the cap even further when wide receiver Nate Burleson agreed to restructure his contract for the 2013 season to stay with the team.
The restructure was first reported by Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, citing someone familiar with the new contract, who did not want to be identified because the contract restructure is not yet official.
Burleson is coming off a broken leg injury that ended his 2012 season after just six games. But as long as he can return healthy, he has a great opportunity to be a very productive wide receiver in 2013, especially considering the Lions are hurting at the position following the release of Titus Young and the ACL injury suffered by rookie wide out Ryan Broyles.
Therefore, Burleson, who was actually quite productive as a fantasy receiver before his season ended could make an impact in fantasy f...