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Lions Cut Louis Delmas Hope To Re-sign Safety

Along with wide receiver Nate Burleson, starting safety Louis Delmas was told by the organization that he will be released. The team has spoke out and said that they would like to re-sign Delmas soon but at a reduced salary. Delmas was given a two-year extension in 2012, but was owed $6 million the Lions […]

Lions Release WR Nate Burleson

The Lions have informed wide receiver Nate Burleson that he’s being released today, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. The move saves about $5.5 million in salary cap room but leaves the locker room short a leader. “It’s a hard decision for them to make, but I can’t blame them for making it,” […]

Can WR Edwards Be The WR Complement To Johnson?

The Lions have been searching for an explosive receiver to complement Calvin Johnson for several NFL seasons. If receiver Nate Burleson is correct, that search is over, Anwar Richardson of Mlive reports. Burleson believes Lions receiver Patrick Edwards has enough talent and speed to make this offense more explosive in 2013. Detroit added free agent […]

Can Calvin Johnson Be Even Better in 2012?

It remains to be seen just how much better Calvin Johnson can get, but according to receiver Nate Burleson, Megatron is going to be even better in 2012 than he was in 2011. In the spirit of the coming Olympic Games, guess who’s stronger and faster? Before the Lions broke minicamp earlier this month, a […]

Nate Burleson to be fined $7,500; Young, Pettigrew next

Lions receiver Nate Burleson told radio station WXYT-1270 Wednesday that he was fined $7,500 for a facemask penalty Sunday, according to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News. The NFL won’t release fine information until Friday. It is likely that Titus Young and Brandon Pettigrew also will be fined. They also committed personal fouls against the Saints.

WR Nate Burleson Redoes His Deal

Before taking off for the bye week, wide receiver Nate Burleson agreed to a slight restructure of his contract, a league source confirmed on Saturday. Signed to a five-year, $25 million contract in March of 2010, Burleson was earning a $2.875 million base salary and had a cap number of $3.575 million in 2011. Under […]

Lions Rookie Titus Young Making Progress

The Lions have been proof positive of one of the many reasons draft grades in April make no sense, injuries.  The Lions were praised as having a draft to be reckoned with, but with two weeks until the season kicks off the Lions prized rookie class consists of 5th rounder Doug Hogue and 7th rounder […]

2010 Season Breakdown: Receivers

The Lions committed a lot of resources in the 2010 offseason to find players to take attention away from Calvin Johnson after he spent 2009 facing constant triple teams.  The front office broke the bank for Nate Burleson on the first day of free agency, traded for Tony Scheffler, drafted Jahvid Best and hoped that […]