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Nate Burleson Injury: Updates on Lions WR's Arm Surgery After Car Accident

Tim DanielsFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 10, 2017

Updates from Friday, Nov. 22: 

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that Burleson has been cleared for contact: 

Nate Burleson has been cleared for contact on his broken left forearm and barring a late setback should return for the Detroit Lions in Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a person informed of the decision told the Free Press.

Burleson broke the ulna and radius in his left arm in a single-car accident Sept. 24 when he tried to save two pizzas from sliding off his passenger seat.

From Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com:

WR @NateBurleson is listed as probable on the injury report and should make his return to the lineup Sunday vs. Tampa Bay.

— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) November 22, 2013

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