NATE BURLESON NEWS

Browns dump Nate Burleson, Giants cut Curtis Painter

Bother by a hamstring injury during camp, Nate Burleson never really go a chance to show the Cleveland Browns if there was anything left in the tank. On Saturday morning the team cut the 33-year-old wide receiver. Given the lackluster names on the Browns depth chart at receiver this is not a good sign for the future of Burleson’s career. Another bad sign is the 15 total games he...
Via Tireball.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Releasing WR Nate Burleson

  Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that the Browns will in fact be releasing veteran WR Nate Burleson. Burleson, 32, was squarely on the roster bubble and even hinted that he could retire at some point in the near future. I’m sure the Browns will be on the lookout for receiver help in the coming days. Last year, Burleson totaled 39 receptions for 461...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns WR Nate Burleson could retire at end of 2014 season

Nate Burleson told reporters on Thursday that the 2014 NFL season could be his last. Burleson is not guaranteed to make the Browns 53-man roster after being limited to just nine games for Detroit last season after suffering a broken arm. He has appeared in just 15 games over the past two seasons. Burleson has appeared in all 16 games just four times during hsi 11 year NFL career...
Via Tireball.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Notes: Nate Burleson says he's 'going to go off' on Lions family Saturday

Former Detroit Lions receiver Nate Burleson, who was released following last season, will be back at Ford Field Saturday. This time, he'll be in a Cleveland Browns uniform after four years with the Lions. Burleson has recovered from an arm injury and is expected to play for the Browns in the preseason opener. He has vowed to put together some type of celebration routine for his homecoming...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson Has Cheetah Print Jordan Cleats

WR Nate Burleson’s cheetah print Jordan’s pic.twitter.com/ax4sezFfta — Kevin Jones (@Mr_KevinJones) August 4, 2014 New Cleveland Browns WR Nate Burleson showed off some slick cheetah print Jordan cleats at training camp this week. I’m guessing the NFL wouldn’t let him wear these during the regular season, but training camp is fair game. The post Nate Burleson Has Cheetah...
Via Diehardsport
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Pics: Nate Burleson rocking custom Jordan Brand cleats

They aren’t likely to get as much fan fare as Johnny Manziel’s Volt Vapor Ultimate cleats, but Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson took to Berea on Monday while wearing a pair of custom Jordan Dominate Pro TD 2s. To give you a better idea of what these bad boys look like up close, WFNY has you covered. The Dominate Pro series comes equipped with all of the essential Nike cleat...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel off to perfect start according to Nate Burleson

(Credit: ESPN) NFL Media’s Aditi Kinkhabwala has reported that he ran into Cleveland Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson after practice, and Burleson had high praise for Johnny Manziel. Per NFL.com: Nate Burleson, who Kinkhabwala ran into after the wideout practiced with the rookies, said Manziel “didn’t make any mistakes today.” Following head coach Mike Pettine’s announcement...
Via Sports-Kings
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns WR Nate Burleson planning to get fined for celebration vs. Lions

After being let go by the Lions during the offseason,  Nate Burleson signed with the Cleveland Browns, who the Lions happen to play the first week of the preseason. In town over the weekend for the Lions annual softball charity event, and decked out in Browns gear, Burleson told the Detroit beat that he’s planning an expensive celebration if he finds pay dirt on August 9 [via...
Via Detroit4lyfe
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson planning for fine against his former Lions team

Former Detroit Lions and current Cleveland Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson is circling a date on the pre-season calender. That date August 9, just so happens to be when the Browns will be in Detroit for some pre-season football. Burleson, who only played in 9 games for the Lions last season due to a broken arm, […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson planning to get fined in first game against Lions

Nate Burleson spent the last four seasons with the Detroit Lions, and the 32-year-old veteran thought he was going to remain there through 2014 and beyond. He had been a reliable target for Matthew Stafford when healthy, but thanks in large part to an injury involving a pizza box he only played in 15 games […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns WR Nate Burleson: I'm Going to Get Fined When We Play Detroit

Ever since the advent of free agency the NFL has largely become a league of nomads. Yes, plenty of players do stick with teams for the long haul, but many don't. As a result it is not unheard of for players to hold grudges against their former teams.So is that the case with Cleveland Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson (formerly of the Detroit Lions?@lucasboniniWith a comment he made...
Via FatManWriting
June 09, 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

Cleveland Browns: Nate Burleson compares Johnny Manziel to Matt Stafford

Franchise quarterbacks in the NFL are extremely difficult to find. Just ask any Cleveland Browns fan. With the 22nd pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Browns selected Johnny Manziel out of Texas A&M with the thought that he could be the franchise savior. It’s only a couple weeks into OTAs, but some of his teammates already love what they see. Wide receiver Nate Burleson spend...
Via Standing O Sports
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns’ Nate Burleson out until training camp with broken arm

When the Cleveland Browns announced the signing of veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson just over a month ago, it was difficult to neglect his recent injury history. He broke his left arm in 2013 during a mid-season car accident after reaching for a pizza that was falling off the seat but was able to play in six games after he recovered. In an unfortunate development last week...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson Fractures Arm Again, This Time not a Pizza’s Fault

Pizza loving wide receiver Nate Burleson, who recently signed on with the Cleveland Browns after spending his past four years with the Detroit Lions, has reportedly fractured his left arm again during the Browns minicamp. Report: WR Nate Burleson fractures arm during Browns OTAs: http://t.co/c95pqIldZk — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) May 10, 2014 At least it wasn’t a pizza...
Via Sportsnaut
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson will be “100% for day one of camp”

Mark Duncan/Associated Press Browns fans have been in a state of panic after hearing that star wide receiver Josh Gordon could be facing a one-year ban from the NFL. The news got worse as we learned that receiver Nate Burleson will undergo surgery to  fix a plate in his left arm.  But there is some good news for Cleveland fans. According to Burleson’s agent via Twitter he will...
Via Down and Distance
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Receiver Nate Burleson Breaks Arm, Out Until Training Camp

The Cleveland Browns’ receiver woes continue. New Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson fracture his left arm and will be out at least until training camp, his agent said via Twitter. FOR the record - @Nate13Burleson hurt his arm in OTA's. He had a very minor surgery. He will be 100% for day 1 of camp! Again 100% for camp!— Ken Sarnoff (@KenSarnoff) May 10, 2014 Burleson fractured...
Via NESN.com
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson re-injures fractured arm

When it rains in Cleveland, it pours. Hours after catching wind of a potential year-long suspension for wide receiver Josh Gordon, reports circulated surrounding an injury sustained by free agent addition Nate Burleson. Burleson’s fracture is on the same arm that he broke last season in Detroit. His newest fracture, however, is not expected to keep him out of the start of training...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 10, 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

Report: Browns WR Burleson re-fractures arm

BEREA, Ohio -- Just hours after news broke of an impending suspension for Josh Gordon, ESPN is reporting that Nate Burleson re-fractured the arm he broke last year while trying to stop a pizza from falling off the seat in his car. No information was given on how he was injured. Burleson was not on the field for the final day of minicamp on May 1. Coach Mike Pettine was asked about...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 12, 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.
Via FOXSports.com
April 09, 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
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