Calvin Johnson a possible wide receiver for the Patriots?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Detroit Lions’ fans were floored when star wide receiver Calvin Johnson, 30,...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson says it’s ridiculous that Lions GM Bob Quinn hasn’t reached out to Calvin Johnson

The Detroit Lions have found themselves in a very tight situation with star wide receiver Calvin Johnson. The future Hall of Famer reportedly has told the Lions that he plans to retire, but they are still hoping he changes his mind. New general manager Bob Quinn still hasn’t reached out to Johnson after he hoped the star receiver made a decision before the start of free agency...
Via No Guts, No Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson rips Lions GM for not trying to convince Megatron

Calvin Johnson appears close to announcing his retirement from the NFL, and one of his former teammates is appalled that the Detroit Lions are not trying harder to convince Megatron to change his mind. Nate Burleson, who became close with Johnson during their four seasons together in Detroit, said Monday that he can’t believe Lions general manager Bob Quinn hasn’t had a conversation...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Lions WR: Tupac is alive, and Calvin Johnson is coming back

Detroit Lions fans are keeping the faith. With wide receiver Calvin Johnson contemplating retirement, a Hall-of-Fame career could be coming to a premature end.Former Lions wide receiver and current NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson is one of the faithful who's holding out hope that Johnson will return for the 2016 season. Similarly, he also believes legendary rapper Tupac is still...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson on Calvin Johnson: ‘I don’t think he’s dead yet’

By now, we’ve likely all heard that Calvin Johnson is planning on retiring. However, former NFL receiver and current NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson isn’t ready to accept that his former teammate is ready to retire just yet. Nate Burleson on if Calvin retirees: Maybe it's like being a fan of Tupac. I don't think he's dead yet, he's in Cuba. Maybe he's coming back — Dave...
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12 days ago  |  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...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Viking Nate Burleson offers heartfelt support for Blair Walsh

Blair Walsh himself said it would take him a while to get over his missed 27-yard field goal at the end of Sunday's playoff game agains the Seahawks.Former Vikings wide receiver did his part to help Walsh move forward by posting strong words of encouragement in an Instagram post.Burleson, who must have seen some of the vitriol for the kicker on social media,  said it's time to build...
Via Fox Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Seahawks WR Nate Burleson says 'it’s time to panic' as Seattle continues to lose their identity

Former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Nate Burleson didn't mince words as he spoke about the state the team is in at the current moment, stating 'it's time to panic.' Burleson added that he feels the Seahawks are losing their identity and may not have what it takes to fix the problem until the offseason. “We had this conversation Week 1 and Week 2, and I said it’s time to panic...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NFL player says Seahawks should be worried after Week 1

It's clear the Seahawks struggled in Week 1 against the Rams.  And yes, it also only one week into the 2015 regular season.  But former NFL player, Nate Burleson, believes there is cause for concern in the Pacific Northwest.  Burleson states they are "dealing with an in-house problem and external threat."  The in-house problem is, of course, Kam Chancellor's contract holdout...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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...
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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...
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...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson Has Cheetah Print Jordan Cleats

WR Nate Burleson’s cheetah print Jordan’s — 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...
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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 — Kevin Jones (@Mr_KevinJones...
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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...
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August 04, 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...
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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, […]
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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: — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) May 10, 2014 At least it wasn’t a pizza...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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