Lions restructure two contracts

Updated: March 12, 2012, 6:49 PM ET
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DETROIT -- Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson says he restructured his contract to help the team keep some key players.

Burleson said Monday that he agreed to have his $4 million base salary for this year converted into a $3.125 signing bonus.

"I told them I'd do whatever it took," Burleson said in a telephone interview. "I'm still in a great position financially and I don't have to worry about the threat of them getting rid of me. It was just another confirmation that ...

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