5:30 AM EDT, Fri August 28, 2015
Detroit Lions — Nate Burleson sizes up Ameer Abdullah

Detroit Lions — Nate Burleson sizes up Ameer Abdullah

Nate Burleson, who keeps a close eye on the Detroit Lions, likes what he sees from running back Ameer Abdullah. Really, who doesn’t? The former Lions wide receiver  shared his thoughts on the NFL Network’s "NFL Total Access'' on Monday night. Burleson said: “What he was able to do when he got the ball in his hands was exactly what we saw him do at Nebraska … What I loved the most is when he got into the interior and he was able to move in small spaces, he loves to put those feet down, give you a shoulder, give you a head and he doesn’t have a fear when he sees safeties and...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 6, 2015
Nate Burleson says Calvin Johnson won't admit it, but WR will use doubters as motivation

Nate Burleson says Calvin Johnson won't admit it, but WR will use doubters as motivation

After an injury-plagued season and his 30th birthday right around the corner, there are plenty of observers who feel Johnson's prime years of production are in the rear-view mirror.
Pride Of Detroit Jul 31, 2015

Lions notes: Nate Burleson joins preseason broadcast team

Lions notes looks at Nate Burleson, Gosder Cherilus and much more. Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson will be a part of the team's preseason broadcast booth this year. Nate Burleson, Rob Rubick and play-by-play announcer, reporter and host Matt Shepard will be FOX Sports Detroit preseason team in booth. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 30, 2015 Here's the latest on free-agent offensive tackle Gosder Cherilus, who visited the Lions on Thursday: Free agent OT Gosder Cherilus wrapped his visit with the Lions. Headed home. Will assess his options after visits to...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 30, 2015
Former Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson joins preseason broadcast team

Former Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson joins preseason broadcast team

Burleson, who played 11 seasons in the NFL, including four with the Lions, will join the veteran team of Matt Shepard and Rob Rubrick
Detroit Lions — Nate Burleson part of preseason broadcast crew

Detroit Lions — Nate Burleson part of preseason broadcast crew

Nate Burleson, a  fan favorite during his four seasons with the Detroit Lions, will return to Detroit  not as a player but as a broadcaster. Burleson will join Rob Rubick and Matt Shepard in the TV booth for  three of the Lions preseason games on FOX2 (WJBK): Aug. 13 vs. New York Jets, Aug. 20 at Washington Redskins and Sept. 3 vs. Buffalo Bills. Burleson was cut by the Lions after the 2013 season. Always a talker, he found a good home working as an analyst on the NFL Network. That gig included a visit to Detroit to interview his former teammate Calvin Johnson. Rubick, a...
Arrowhead Pride Jul 28, 2015

Remember that time Brock Lesnar got in a fight with the Chiefs at training camp?

Remember that time Brock Lesnar got in a fight with the Kansas City Chiefs before becoming a WWE and UFC star? Way back in 2004, Lesnar went to training camp with the Minnesota Vikings. This was when the Chiefs and Vikings would have joint practices at the Vikings training camp home in Mankato. Former Vikings WR Nate Burleson relayed the story of the fight on NFL Network recently. "Somebody cheapshotted Daunte Culpepper late. Brock was like, ‘who did it?'," Burleson said. "The next play, he went and suplexed the guy. He picked up a grown man after the play. It was a royal rumble —...

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