Posts Tagged ‘Nate Burleson’

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 […]

Bears S Meriweather fined again; hit on Lions WR Burleson costs $25K

A weekly occurrence? Bears safety Brandon Meriweather has been fined $25,000 for his hit on Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson on Monday night, Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune reports. Last week, Meriweather was fined $20,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith. During the 2010 season, Meriweather, then with the Patriots, was fined $50,000 for a hit on […]

Previewing the Lions 2010 Receiving Corps

Despite possessing the most talented wide receiver in the league, the 2009 Detroit Lions’ receiving corps was a mess.  Teams covet elite receivers because they force the defense to roll coverage to that receiver.  This leaves all the other receivers facing single coverage which is far easier to exploit, theoretically.  Unfortunately for the Lions, none […]

Romo Spreads the Wealth, Cowboys Shoot Down Seahawks 38-17

This NFL season, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has gotten his share of grief, as he has had games that were not vintage Romo. A combination of poor stats along with some questionable playcalling contributed to some degree to Dallas’ losses this year. In Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks, the Tony Romo who was […]

Bills Bring Down Seahawks 34-10

On Sunday afternoon in Buffalo there was a role reversal of the most extreme proportions, because it was the Buffalo Bills who looked like the playoff regulars while the Seahawks looked like the team without a clue on offense. For Bills fans it was a nice change of pace, for Seahawks fans not so much. […]