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Burleson Has a Good Month

The NFL reports that Nate Burleson has been named the National Football Conference's Special Teams Player of the Month for November:

Burleson had 14 punt returns for 193 yards and an NFC-best 13.8-yard return average, including a 90-yard touchdown, and added five kick returns for 129 yards and a 25.8-yard return average during the month. In a divisional showdown against St. Louis on Nov. 12, Burleson averaged 31.7 yards per punt return, including a 90-yard touchdown, the second longest in franchise history and the lone punt-return touchdown in the NFC during November. In addition to his punt returns, Burleson returned five kickoffs for 129 yards (25.8 average), including a 45-yard return in the Monday night contest against Green Bay in the snow... In his fourth season from Nevada, this is Burleson's first Player of the Month Award.

As they say, w00t!

Other November NFC honorees include Dallas QB Tony Romo for Offensive Player, and 49er(!) cornerback Walt Harris for Defensive Player.

Finally, Chicago quarterback Rex Grossman received the NFC Defensive Linemen Good Citizenship Certificate. However, Grossman at first didn't understand what the certificate was, since he can't read anything the defense gives him.