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Lions cut cap, release veterans

Updated: February 13, 2014, 5:10 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | ESPN.com

The Detroit Lions have released veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson and safety Louis Delmas.

Burleson, 32, was scheduled to make $7,531,645 against the team's salary cap in 2014, but was willing to restructure his deal to take less money to stay with the franchise.

The Lions apparently did not have interest in that.

"I'm in a pretty good position because I've been in it long enough that I'm not surprised by what happens in the NFL, so this situation isn't foreign to ...

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