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Postby mrblitz » Sun May 10, 2009 6:04 pm

Seahawks WR Burleson practicing eight months after knee surgery
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RENTON, Wash. -- Nate Burleson is running pass patterns again, effortlessly, like a gazelle. He's catching almost every ball thrown near him, as if he were the touchdown leader again.

Heck, he's even lining up as a scout-team defensive back, giving other Seahawks wide receivers someone to run against during offseason practices.

Nate Burleson, WR
Seattle Seahawks

Career Statistics
Catches: 200
Yards: 2,735
Touchdowns: 24
Hey, did this guy really have reconstructive knee surgery eight months ago?

"I feel like I always have, like I'm the same player," Seattle's forgotten game-breaker said with a big grin this week.

He had just finished three days of organized drills on the field with quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, the new coaching staff and the rest of the Seahawks.

A month ago, Burleson hesitated when asked if he'd be ready for training camp in late July.

Now?

"If they are pushing me out there right now, I guarantee I will be out there for training camp," he said, chuckling. http://www.nfl.com/news/story?id=09000d ... nfirm=true
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Re: WR Burleson practicing after surgery

Postby Cowboys 4 life » Mon May 11, 2009 12:23 am

I just took a longshot on him in a Dynasty. I read he was doing well and hope he can continue with where he left off :-D

I don't need him this year but in the next few would be nice.
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