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Nate Burleson plans Chicago tribute

Updated: October 19, 2012, 7:04 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

Detroit Lions receiver Nate Burleson plans to tone down his celebration if he scores a touchdown against the Chicago Bears on Monday, but he denies his celebration on Sunday violated league rules and plans to appeal his $10,000 fine.

After scoring in the fourth quarter of Sunday's win over the Philadelphia Eagles, Burleson seemed to simulate shooting down a bird, perhaps an eagle. And he was fined $10,000.

"In my opinion, no (the fine wasn't justified), and I'm going to appeal ...

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