Nate Burleson closer to return

Updated: November 18, 2013, 3:23 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | ESPN.com

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Nate Burleson's potential return to the Detroit Lions appears to be getting closer.

Lions coach Jim Schwartz said Monday that Burleson is on a good pace to return soon from a broken forearm suffered in a one-car accident in September.

Burleson has been practicing for the past two weeks and was upgraded from out to doubtful last week.

"There's a possibility. He's on a good track," Schwartz said. "He's been back on the practice field. There's a big ...

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