WR Burleson Joins Browns

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NFL via Getty Images(CLEVELAND, Ohio) — The Cleveland Browns agreed to a deal with free agent receiver Nate Burleson, Browns general manager Ray Farmer announced Sunday.

According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, it’s a one-year deal.

The 6-foot, 198 pound Burleson was released by the the Detroit Lions this offseason, after he caught 39 balls for 461 yards and a touchdown in nine games last season.

Burleson, 32, has been injured the past two seasons. In 2012, he missed 10 games due to a broken leg and last season he missed the missed seven games because of a broken forearm that he incurred during a car crash while trying to save a pizza box from falling.

Burleson has played 11 NFL seasons split between Minnesota, Seattle, and Detroit. During that time, he participated in 135 games catching 457 balls, for 5,630 yards and 39 touchdowns.

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