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NATE BURLESON RUMORS

Photo: Nate Burleson Wearing Cheetah Print Jordan Cleats

Nate Burleson’s days in the NFL are clearly numbered as he turns 33 later this month. But the former 2003 third round pick (No. 71 overall) out of Nevada still seems to have a sense of style. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver was recently seen with these cheetah print Jordan cleats. WR Nate Burleson’s cheetah print Jordan’s pic.twitter.com/ax4sezFfta — Kevin Jones (@Mr_KevinJones...
Via Gridiron Grit
August 04, 2014  |  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

Sorting out the Browns wide receiver situation

The Browns announced the signing of Nate Burleson on Sunday night. Burleson will be 33 when the season begins. He has had a nice NFL career, but at this point he isn’t exactly the threat opposite Gordon that would make the Browns a dangerous offense. (Quarterback notwithstanding.) The Browns currently have the following receivers on the roster: Josh Gordon, Nate Burleson Greg Little...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 07, 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
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