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Never forget: Brock Lesner once suplexed an opponent at joint Vikings practice

Former teammate and current NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson vividly remembers the time Brock Lesner—who made his successful return to UFC over the weekend—suplexed an opponent during a joint practice with the Minnesota Vikings and Kansas City Chiefs. “Somebody cheap-shotted Daunte Culpepper late,” Burleson said, via ESPN. “And Brock was like, ‘Who did it?’ The next...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar Once Suplexed An NFL Player During Vikings Training Camp

According to former NFL wide receiver Nate Burleson, Brock Lesnar once turned a joint training camp involving the Minnesota Vikings and Kansas City Chiefs into Suplex City. Lesnar put his WWE career on hold in 2004 to test his hand at professional football. It ultimately didn’t work out, as the Vikings released Lesnar that year without him ever appearing in a regular-season game...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson Thinks Steelers Could Be League’s Next Dynasty

It’s not every day that a ‘dynasty’ forms in a major sport, even using the term loosely. The NFL has had its share, about one per decade, with the Packers of the 1960s, the Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970s, the 49ers of the 1980s, the Cowboys of the 1990s, and... The post Nate Burleson Thinks Steelers Could Be League’s Next Dynasty appeared first on Steelers Depot by Matthew...
Via Steelers Depot
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson Names Antonio Brown Top Receiver In NFL

You know about Shark Week. Well this week seems to be Antonio Brown week, a new story or study popping up every day about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ star receiver. But hey, how can you get tired of that million dollar smile? NFL Network’s Nate Burleson, himself a former receiver, ranked... The post Nate Burleson Names Antonio Brown Top Receiver In NFL appeared first on Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Former NFL player and analyst Nate Burleson defends Blair Walsh

Many have blamed Blair Walsh for losing Sunday’s wild card game, but former NFL player and current analyst Nate Burleson isn’t having any of that. The Minnesota Vikings kicker famously missed an easy 27-yard chip shot in the last seconds of the playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks, garnering the ire of millions of football fans around the nation (watch here). However...
Via Sportsnaut
January 11, 2016  |  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

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

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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