Brock Lesnar returned to the UFC to fight Mark Hunt this weekend, which was as good of a reason as any to dredge up an old, apparently apocryphal story from Lesnar’s brief NFL days. Vikings.com used the fight as a peg to recall a Nate Burleson story about how, when Lesnar was trying out for the Vikings, he suplexed an…
Talk about turning tragedy into triumph. After breaking his arm in a car crash while trying to rescue two pizzas, Detroit Lions receiver Nate Burleson will get free DiGiorno pizza for a year. Sweet.
Judging by these photos, which a good-natured Nate Burleson just posted to his Instagram account, the Lions wideout was lucky to walk away from his falling pizza-induced car accident with just a broken arm.
The Lions could be without wide receiver Nate Burleson for the rest of the season because of a vehicle crash that happened at 2:25 a.m. today. According to police, alcohol was not a factor. But falling pizza was.