Nate Burelson may actually get more to time to work on his pizza eating habits.
Dave Birkett is reporting that the Lions have informed Burleson that he’s being released on Thursday.
The Lions have informed Nate Burleson he's being released today. Move saves about $5.5M in cap room, leaves the locker room short a leader.
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) February 13, 2014