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Nate Burleson out with broken leg

Updated: October 23, 2012, 3:28 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson broke his right leg during Monday's game against the Chicago Bears and will miss the remainder of the season, according to Lions coach Jim Schwartz.

Burleson will need surgery and will eight months of recovery time, the Detroit Free Press reports.

Burleson was tackled on a 16-yard reception in the third quarter and needed to be helped off the field. He did not return to the game. It was his only catch of the game.

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