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James Lofton joins CBS as an NFL game analyst, while Tony Gonzalez jumps to Fox

An offseason full of changes to NFL broadcast teams continued Wednesday, with announcements that James Lofton will join CBS as a game analyst and Tony Gonzalez, formerly of CBS, will jump to Fox to appear on the NFL Kickoff studio show.Let’s start with Lofton, who played in the NFL from 1978 to 1993, making eight Pro Bowls as a wide receiver and earning a Hall of Fame induction...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson joins CBS’ The NFL Today as studio analyst, replacing Bart Scott

CBS is continuing to shake up its NFL Sunday crew to give viewers a new mix this upcoming season. Nate Burleson will be joining the studio team for The NFL Today, the network announced on Monday. In addition, the former NFL wide receiver will also contribute to CBS Sports Network’s NFL Sunday show, That Other Pregame Show. On The NFL Today, Burleson joins new analyst Phil Simms...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson honors troops in amazing style

Nate Burleson, ex-NFL receiver and host of NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football,” just honored America’s troops in the most awesome way. Just check out this incredible blazer, designed with Military camouflage on the lapels and the American Flag on the inside. #gmfbStyle #SaluteToService Huge thank you to the men & women who dedicate their lives for our country.
Via Sportsnaut
November 18, 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

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

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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