Browns cut veteran WR Nate Burleson

Saturday August 30th, 2014

The Browns cut veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson on Saturday.

The 33-year-old battled hamstring issues during training camp and played in only one preseason game — the finale against the Bears, in which he had a 27-yard reception.

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Burleson is an 11-year veteran of the Vikings, Seahawks and Lions, and has 5,630 career receiving yards and 39 touchdowns. He also has three career punt-return TDs and one on a kick return.

He had 461 yards and one touchdown in nine games last season for Detroit.

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