Detroit wide receiver Nate Burleson breaks arm in crash

DETROIT, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson was driving home from a pizza parlor when he broke his arm in a car crash early Tuesday, police said.

Lions' Burleson out with broken leg

DETROIT, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson is out for the rest of the season with a broken right leg, Coach Jim Schwartz says.

NFL: Detroit 34, New England 10

DETROIT, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Two of Matthew Stafford's 12 pass completions went for touchdowns Saturday in the Detroit Lions' 34-10 pre-season waltz over New England.

NFL: Detroit 34, Cincinnati 3

DETROIT, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Matthew Stafford threw two first-period touchdown passes Friday that lifted the Detroit Lions to 34-3 win over Cincinnati in their exhibition opener.

NFL: N.Y. Giants 28, Detroit 20

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The second of Brandon Jacobs' two rushing touchdowns blunted a Detroit comeback Sunday and ensured the New York Giants' 28-20 victory.
NFL: Seattle 20, San Francisco 17

NFL: Seattle 20, San Francisco 17

SEATTLE, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Olindo Mare's second fourth-quarter field goal Sunday lifted the Seattle Seahawks to a 20-17 win over the San Francisco 49ers.

NFL: Seattle 41, Jacksonville 0

SEATTLE, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Matt Hasselbeck, back in the lineup after missing two games, threw four touchdown passes Sunday, directing a 41-0 Seattle blitz of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Seahawks WR has season-ending knee injury

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Nate Burleson will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a left knee injury Sunday against Buffalo.

NFL: Buffalo 34, Seattle 10

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Trent Edwards passed for 215 yards and a touchdown Sunday, helping the Buffalo Bills dump the Seattle Seahawks 34-10.

NFL: San Diego 18, Seattle 17

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Malcom Floyd caught a two-point conversion pass from Billy Volek in closing moments Monday to give San Diego an 18-17 pre-season victory over Seattle.

NFL: Cleveland 33, Seattle 30 (OT)

CLEVELAND, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Phil Dawson's 25-yard field goal with 9:17 left in overtime lifted the Cleveland Browns to a 33-30 victory over Seattle Sunday afternoon.

Brady again among weekly top NFL players

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- New England's Tom Brady Wednesday was named the AFC's Offensive Player of the Week.

NFL: Seattle 33, St. Louis 6

SEATTLE, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Darryl Tapp had four sacks and a forced fumble Sunday afternoon, as the Seattle Seahawks beat St. Louis, 33-6.

NFL: Arizona 23, Seattle 20

GLENDALE, Ariz., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Neil Rackers kicked three goals, including a game-winning 42-yarder with 1 second left to play Sunday, as the Arizona Cardinals beat Seattle, 23-30.

NFL: Seattle 20, Tampa Bay 6

SEATTLE, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A 56-yard punt return by Nate Burleson served as a wakeup call for Seattle Sunday, as the Seahawks pulled away to defeat Tampa Bay, 20-6.
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Nate Burleson
Seattle Seahawks' wide receiver Nate Burleson is tackled by Arizona Cardinals' free safety Terrence Holt after catching a 25-yard pass from quarterback Matt Hasselbeck in the first half at Qwest Field in Seattle on December 9, 2007. Burleson caught five passes for 50 yards and scored one touchdown in the Seahawks 42-21 win over the Cardinals. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant).

Nathaniel Burleson (born August 19, 1981) is an American football player, who currently plays wide receiver for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). Burleson played college football for the University of Nevada Wolf Pack, and was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft.

Burleson has also played for the Seattle Seahawks. He is the son of former Canadian Football League (CFL) and United States Football League (USFL) player Alvin Burleson and the younger brother of former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Kevin Burleson.

Burleson was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. At the time his father, Alvin Burleson, was playing defensive back for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was born into a prolific and tight-knit sporting family. His oldest brother, Alvin Jr., played college football for the University of Washington Huskies and the Western Illinois University Leathernecks. Another older brother, Kevin, plays professional basketball and was formerly a point guard for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball League (NBA). His younger brother Lyndale played college basketball for the University of Nevada Wolf Pack. Kevin and Nate Burleson are one of only two sibling duos in which one brother played in the NBA while the other played in the NFL. As a mark of his father's influence, Nate Burleson's jersey number on the Seattle Seahawks, 81, was his father's high school number.

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