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Weekly Rewind: Browns eliminate Sammy Watkins; keeping Alex Mack?

The Browns continued their free-agency revamp with the signing of veteran WR Nate Burleson. Sammy Watkins? Forget about it. It looks more and more like the #4 overall pick will be used on a quarterback. Meanwhile, the Cleveland front-office is talking a big game regarding stud center Alex Mack. But do they truly appreciate him if they haven’t offered him a long-term contract...
Via cover32 - Browns
5 days ago  |  Discuss

“Nate’s Room” now resides in Cleveland

Nate Burleson, a 30-year-old wide receiver, signed a one-year deal with the Browns, a team (hopefully) on the rise. But how exactly did that deal come about? We went straight to the source. The Cleveland Browns are in need of yet another facelift. Another regime change has brought a different chain of command; a more defined one. Owner Jimmy Haslam has simplified things—Team President...
Via Waiting For Next Year
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Top 5 Offensive Linemen for the Cleveland Browns on Draft Day

Armed with 10 selections in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns will look to take the draft by storm and make an impact in general manager Ray Farmer’s first solo draft. They have filled a variety of their needs on offense in free agency, including Jim Dray at tight end, Andrew Hawkins and Nate Burleson at wide receiver, Ben Tate at running back and Paul McQuistan at offensive...
Via Buckeye State Sports
6 days ago  |  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.
Via FOXSports.com
7 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Cleveland’s free agent pickups are not old

The Browns seem to be stockpiling old guys in Free Agency. Is that a good thing? -Phil in Cleveland I don’t think it’s necessarily a bad thing, but I actually don’t agree with your statement that the Browns are “stockpiling old guys.” If you looked at some of the players who were brought in, there’s not a noticeably huge jump in age. Overall, when you examine some of...
Via cover32 - Browns
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson Headed To The Dog Pound

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver, Nate Burleson, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Cleveland Browns. Burleson has missed a total of 17 games over the past two seasons with the Lions. Over 9 games in 2013 he was able to rack up 39 receptions for 461 yards. Even though Burleson is clearly in the downturn of his career, he should be able to fit in nicely at the slot for the Browns...
Via FF Locker Room
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson Wants To Mentor Josh Gordon

New Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson is one of the good guys in the NFL, so Cleveland got more than just depth on the roster. Burleson has played along side some really good wide receivers, including Randy Moss and Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson.  Burleson told the Cleveland Plain Dealer that Gordon can be a star in the NFL and he’d like the opportunity to mentor the sometimes...
Via Thacover2
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns sign Nate Burleson to one-year deal

Wide receiver Nate Burleson agreed to a one-year deal with the Browns this week, according to the team’s official website. The veteran missed seven games last year with a broken arm, but was able to return to the field by late November and will provide some necessary leadership to a revamped Cleveland receiving corps.Burleson has only played in 15 games over the past two seasons...
Via NFL Injury Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson Wants To Mentor Josh Gordon

New Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson is one of the good guys in the NFL, so Cleveland got more than just depth on the roster. Burleson has played along side some really good wide receivers, including Randy Moss and Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson.  Burleson told the Cleveland Plain Dealer that Gordon can be a star in the NFL and he’d like the opportunity to mentor the sometimes...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson hopes to mentor Josh Gordon

Coming over to Cleveland for at least the next year,  veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson is well aware of the off-field issues that have plagued Josh Gordon’s two-year-old career—and he wants to help. Pro Football Talk has some anecdotes from a story surrounding Burleson and All-World receiver Calvin Johnson who praised the young Browns pass catcher. The Akron-Beacon Journal...
Via Waiting For Next Year
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Signing of Nate Burleson Doesn’t Alter Draft Plans

General manager Ray Farmer and the Cleveland Browns have been very active in the free agent market this offseason. That activity level continued on Sunday, as the team signed veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson to a one-year deal. Usually signing a highly productive 32-year old who provides an excellent presence in the locker room is a good thing, however, the signing instantly created...
Via Buckeye State Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How Nate Burleson Signing Changes Browns Draft Plan

Nate Burleson spent the past four years as a member of the Detroit Lions. He has been a reliable possession receiver for most of his career and is known as a leader in the locker room. With Josh Gordon’s history with off the field issues, Burleson will hopefully be able to step in and be a mentor for him and the other young receivers.The Browns currently hold the 4th and 26th overall...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns News: Nate Burleson signs one-year deal with Cleveland

The Cleveland Browns have signed veteran free agent wide receiver Nate Burleson. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported the deal Sunday. Browns GM Ray Farmer later confirmed the signing.Farmer released the following statement on Monday:“We’re happy to welcome Nate to the Browns locker room and family. We added Nate because we believe he can play like a Brown, with the added...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Burleson: 'Nothing handed to me'

The Browns newest receiver is expected to be in the mix to be the starter opposite Pro Bowl receiver Josh Gordon. However, Nate Burleson said nothing has been promised to him. "It's just like anybody else coming in -- earn my keep and try to compete for a job," he said on a conference call Monday." It's like anything else. Going out and competing for an opportunity...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Burleson signing means Cleveland will not draft Sammy Watkins

The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms wide ex-Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson. Nate Burleson, Browns agree to one-year contract: http://t.co/jpIuGkPgcw — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) April 7, 2014 Cleveland has now signed two wide receivers to share the ball with Josh Gordon and Jordan Cameron. In my opinion, that’s enough proof that taking Clemson wide receiver...
Via cover32 - Browns
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Farmer: Nate Burleson can play like a Brown

The Cleveland Browns and free agent wide receiver Nate Burleson agreed to terms on a one-year contract Sunday night. #Browns agree to terms with veteran free agent Nate Burleson, GM Ray Farmer announced Sunday night. — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) April 7, 2014 Burleson, 32, was released by the Detroit Lions in a salary cap move this offseason.  He caught 39 passes for 461...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns land wide receiver Nate Burleson to a one year deal

The Cleveland Browns were linked to Nate Burleson the former Detroit Lions wide receiver, who has been a busy man over the past several days, traveling to both Miami and Cleveland before making his decision.  Well according to his agent Ken Sarnoff Nate Burleson is a Cleveland Brown. According to Pro Football Talk: Receiver Nate Burleson has […] The post Cleveland Browns land...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns strike deal with free-agent wide receiver Nate Burleson, agent says

Nate Burleson has been the butt of many pizza-delivery jokes, but the Browns won’t care as long as he delivers for them. The Browns struck a deal tonight on a one-year contract with Burleson, his agent, Ken Sarnoff, said. The team later confirmed an agreement had been reached. Financial terms were not immediately disclosed. With the move, the Browns bolstered the depth of their...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver is signed by the Cleveland Browns

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson has signed with the Cleveland Browns. A vocal leader while with the Lions, his off field presence may be more missed than his play. Burleson was a quality receiver who unfortunately missed too much time with injury for the Lions to keep him on the roster. When the Lions first cut Burleson, it was seen as a salary cap move. He had...
Via cover32 - Lions
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Add Burleson

Browns general manager Ray Farmer announces signing of free agent wide receiver Nate Burleson.
Via cle.scout.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Mike Evans and Cleveland Browns Top 5 Wide Receiver Prospects

With the 2014 NFL Draft officially just over a month away, the Cleveland Browns will be looking heavily at their wide receiver options over the next month. Despite inking Andrew Hawkins to a deal earlier in free agency, and now Nate Burleson, you can fully expect general manager Ray Farmer to find a legitimate No. 2 option for the future to pair with Josh Gordon in May. Where the...
Via Buckeye State Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What does the Nate Burleson signing do for the Cleveland Browns draft outlook? Nothing, this is the guys 12th year in the NFL.

The Cleveland Browns signed veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson to a one year deal. Burleson played for the Detroit Lions for and had one of the NFL’s highest reception rates, catching 73.6 percent of the passes thrown to him by Matthew Stafford. Burleson  was released by the Lions, as a salary cap move. He has played for the Lions, the Seattle Seahawks and the Minnesota Vikings...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Agree to Terms With WR Nate Burleson

AP Photo The Cleveland Browns have added another piece to their offense by reaching an agreement with former Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson on a one-year deal, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The 2014-15 NFL season will be Burleson’s 15th in the league.  Cleveland will be his 4th home in pads.  He was drafted by Minnesota in the third round.  He has produced...
Via Down and Distance
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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