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Was Reggie Bush Lions’ Best Pick Up? Burleson Thinks So

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 4:  Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions runs the ball against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 4, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The Saints defeated the Lions 31-17.  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA – DECEMBER 4: Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions runs the ball against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 4, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated the Lions 31-17. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

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Detroit’s Nate Burleson believes the Lions’ front office brought in enough talent during the off-season for the team to bounce back from their 4-12 season. The wideout told Jim Rome on his radio program he is especially excited about one particular player and what he brings to the team.

“I think the biggest pickup was Reggie Bush,” said Burleson. “As a receiver, the one thing that I appreciate the most about having Reggie here is that he is not just a good running back. I think everybody knows he’s quite the dual threat and that’s exactly what we need on this type of offense.”

Burleson said watching Bush last season, it seemed the former college star was playing with a chip on his shoulder and wanted to show critics he wasn’t just a one dimensional runner.

Read the rest of the story at CBS Sports Radio.

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