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Lions notes: Nate Burleson calls Matthew Stafford the most clutch quarterback under 30

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Nate Burleson, even in retirement, still has his quarterback’s back.

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  • As you may remember, Nate Burleson was named one of the co-hosts for NFL Network’s new morning show Good Morning Football. The show is nearly two weeks in and Burleson is getting rave reviews. Wednesday, he called Matthew Stafford the most clutch quarterback under 30 in the NFL. While Burleson may be a little biased, he went to Twitter to defend his stance:

  • Turns out NFL Network did actually have some coverage of the Lions training camp. This report from NFLN’s Aditi Kinkhabwala called the Lions’ offense “incredibly sharp” during Tuesday’s practice, specifically mentioning how Stafford was picking apart the Steelers secondary.

  • Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was having a bad time during Wednesday’s practice:

  • One rookie many Detroit Lions fans were aching for in the 2016 NFL Draft looks like he’ll be missing the entire season: