Detroit Lions Nate Burleson — Breaks Arm in Car Accident, Pizza to Blame

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Detroit Lions
wide receiver Nate Burleson“s season could be over after busting his arm in an early morning car accident caused by … wait for it … a late night pizza pickup.

Police say the Lions” star was driving on a highway outside Detroit around 2:25 AM when he swerved and wrecked the vehicle … breaking his arm in two places.

The painful twist here, according to cops, is Burleson was simply reaching for a pizza that had fallen off the seat when he lost control of the SUV.

Better than a DUI … but still … dude”s season could be over. He also missed most of last season with a broken leg — but that injury happened on the field.

The only good news … for Lions fans, anyway — Megatron is healthy.