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Lions preseason broadcast team for FSD: Burleson, Rubick & Shepard

FOX Sports Detroit is thrilled to announce our preseason Detroit Lions broadcast team: former National Football League wide receiver Nate Burleson; former NFL tight end Rob Rubick; and play-by-play announcer, reporter and host Matt Shepard. Burleson's 11-year NFL career included four seasons with the Detroit Lions (2010-13). He was the first player to return three punts for 90+ yards...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson promises to get fined in Browns preseason game against Detroit

Players often find extra motivation when facing a former team. New Browns WR Nate Burleson was cut by the Lions afer injuries cost him seventeen games in the last two seasons. According to MLive's Kyle Meinke, Burleson is excited to face his former team this season, even if it is for a preseason game. "Man, I'm wracking my brain figuring out what celebration I'm going to do -- because...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson on Browns-Lions preseason game: “I’m going to get a fine.”

On August 9, the Cleveland Browns will face the Detroit Lions in their annual Battle for the Barge—The Great Lakes Classic.  While this overblown preseason game will get lots of burn for its contrived tradition, it’s also going to be a focal point for Browns fans as wide receiver Nate Burleson plans on making the most of his return back to his former home stadium. “Man, I’m...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson report becomes latest example of local media challenges

At roughly 9:30 pm on Thursday night, as the Cleveland Browns were in the midst of one of the biggest NFL Drafts in recent team history, I received a text message that contained information about a potential injury suffered by recently signed wide receiver Nate Burleson. After the surprise morphed into curiosity, I did what any inquisitive yet responsible reporter-type would do:...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions will face Burleson in preseason opener

The Detroit Lions will face Nate Burleson's new team, the Cleveland Browns, in the preseason opener at Ford Field during the week of August 7-10. Burleson spent the last four years with the Lions before getting released during the offseason and signing a free-agent deal with the Browns. The NFL released each team's preseason opponents Wednesday. Exact dates and times will be announced...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Released WR Nate Burelson already in contact with teams

Earlier today, reports surfaced that the Lions had parted ways with veteran WR Nate Burleson. He later confirmed the move via his Twitter account. Burleson joined Detroit Sports 105.1 FM (via the NFL Trade Rumors -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions to release Nate Burleson

Receiver Nate Burleson has become a salary-cap casualty for the Detroit Lions. The club confirmed that Burleson is being released. It is expected to be official later Thursday. The move will save the Lions more than $5 million against the cap. "It's a hard decision for them to make, but I can't blame them for making it," Burleson told the Detroit Free Press. Burleson, 32, spent the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson gets right back to business in Week 12 (Fantasy Waiver Wire Picks)

Get em while you can: Nate Burleson, WR, Detroit Lions: 24% owned in Yahoo! leagues - After making his return from a broken arm, Burleson slotted right into the WR2 slot for the Lions - He was targeted 10 times and finished with 77 yards and a touchdown. - He’s almost a must start for the rest of the season. Tiquan Underwood, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 2% owned in Yahoo! leagues...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nate Burleson serves up a pizza for TD celebration

Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson has missed most of the season with a broken arm suffered when he crashed his car on I-696 when trying to save a pizza from falling off his passenger seat. So after scoring his first touchdown in quite some time it seemed only fitting that he celebrates in a very fitting manner.
Via The Majors Detroit
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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