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Source: Burleson gets $11M guaranteed

Updated: March 6, 2010, 8:28 AM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Free agent receiver Nate Burleson agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal from the Detroit Lions, according to a source.

Burleson tweeted Saturday morning: "It is official so 'Go Lions.' "

In going to Detroit, Burleson will reunite with offensive coordinator Scott Linehan. Under Linehan, Burleson had his best season in 2004 when he caught 68 passes for 1,006 yards.

According to the source, Burleson will receive $11 million in guarantees.

Burleson, 28, was considered ...

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