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Nate Burleson still eyes 1,000 yards

Updated: October 1, 2013, 9:09 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | ESPN.com

DETROIT -- Nate Burleson, his black hard cast protecting his broken left forearm, still has a goal for this season.

The Detroit Lions receiver plans to return this year and while he wouldn't give a timetable, he did make a bold statement.

"I anticipate being out there pretty darn soon," Burleson said at Ford Field Tuesday before he received the Ed Block Courage Award. "Put it like this. When I get back, I'm still going to try and go after that 1,000 yards.

"So that ...

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