Josh Gordon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Josh Gordon: 'Anxious' to help team

    ESPN.com "Josh Gordon said Thursday that effort is not his problem as he comes back from a 10-game suspension -- production is. "Everything looks slower when you're not getting the ball," Gordon said as the Browns prepared to face the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Gordon's production since he..." December 12

  • Josh Gordon still catching up: 'I've got a long way to go to be where I want to be'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Josh Gordon has always made football look so easy. He effortlessly glides open and the ball floats into his hands like a butterfly onto a leaf. But football isn't easy to Gordon right now after serving his 10-game suspension. The plays still sound like Greek and he's not sure exactly where..." December 05

  • Josh Gordon has gotten the cold shoulder from some Browns since suspension, he says in interview

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "All-Pro receiver Josh Gordon told his good friend Nate Burleson in an interview for NFL Network that he's felt alienated by some of his former friends in the Browns organization since being suspended again for violating the substance-abuse policy. "The lowest point of all this I think was the..." November 26

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    Scott Petrak ct @ScottPetrak

    #Browns Pettine said WR Josh Gordon little sore today after 1st practice. Will get more reps today."Maybe little ahead of where we expected"

  • How Josh Gordon's return can take the Browns to the next level

    SI.com "With a first-year head coach in Mike Pettine, a defense that is still figuring things out (especially in the secondary), a quarterback in Brian Hoyer who generally alternates between efficient and below average, an offensive line missing its best player in center Alex Mack and a receiver corps..." November 20

  • It's official: Josh Gordon returns to the Browns

    CBSSports.com "The Browns' loss to the Texans knocked them out of first place in the AFC North but here's your silver lining: All-everything wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated. After missing 10 games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, one of the NFL's best young pass catchers can now..." November 18

  • Shanahan on Josh Gordon rejoining Browns Monday: 'I can't wait to get him back, we'll work to get him the ball'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Whenever Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan passes receiver Josh Gordon in the hallway, he always asks him how long until The Big Return. "He always knows the exact number of days,'' said Shanahan. "He's been itching at this for a while." The number is now down to four with Gordon..." November 14

  • Browns not looking to disrupt offense with addition of Josh Gordon

    CBSSports.com "Although Josh Gordon originally was suspended for the entire 2014 season after failing another drug test, that punishment was cut to 10 games and officially ends later this month. Some believed that a Browns offense without its best receiver would be a complete mess -- and it was hard to argue..." November 05

  • Browns GM says Josh Gordon must prove he fits Browns' profile and they won't 'disrupt' offense to get him the ball

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns general manager Ray Farmer indicated Tuesday that Josh Gordon must prove he fits the 'play like a Brown' credo, and said the club won't 'disrupt' its offense to get him the ball. Asked what kind of impact the All-Pro will have when he comes off his 10 game-suspension Nov. 23 in Atlanta,..." November 04

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    At this time 1 year ago, Cleveland debated dealing WR Josh Gordon to SF for a couple of picks. Browns held off; picks would have been nice.

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Josh Gordon and LaVon Brazill officially down to 10-game suspensions as the NFL-NFLPA announce the full drug program.

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    Will Brinson @WillBrinson

    Josh Gordon pled guilty to DWI in Raleigh today clerk tells @CBSSports. 12 months unsupervised probation, $100 fine.

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #browns Pettine not getting his hopes up about josh Gordon returning after 8 games: "I'll believe it when I see it."

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    Breaking: Under terms of the new policy, #Browns Josh Gordon will be suspended for 10 games, a league source tells http://t.co/9CJgNAeo7v

  • Report: New NFL drug policy could reduce Browns WR Josh Gordon suspension to eight games

    Akron Beacon Journal "Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting on Twitter that a new NFL drug policy could be in place Friday and that the policy would reduce Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon's ban to eight games. " September 12

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    Matthew Berry @MatthewBerryTMR

    .@AdamSchefter on NFL Insiders just said if NFL-NFLPA agreement is approved, Josh Gordon would still be suspended for some games, maybe 6-10

  • Browns' Josh Gordon speaks out: 'Do I believe I have a drug problem? Definitely not.'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon stressed that he's not an addict and regrets that he's been portrayed as "a junkie'' throughout his suspension process. In his first extensive interview, with ondecker.com, Gordon said he doesn't have a drug problem and is looking forward to coming back and..." September 10

  • Reinstatement of suspended WR Josh Gordon is no longer if but when

    ESPN 850 Cleveland "The Browns never emptied Josh Gordon’s locker. Twelve days after Gordon was suspended indefinitely – with his “eligibility for reinstatement (to be) determined following the 2014 season,” according to the principal’s note – Gordon’s neatly pressed jerseys and other team wear hang in his newly..." September 09

  • Josh Gordon could be re-instated this season if the NFL and NFLPA agree on the new drug policy, sources say

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Josh Gordon's new career as a car salesman might have to wait. Two league sources told cleveland.com that the suspended receiver might be eligible for re-instatement this season if the NFL and the NFLPA approve the revamped drug policy that they're feverishly working on. NFL Players..." September 06

  • Josh Gordon takes a job as car salesman

    ESPN.com "The Canadian Football league wasn't an alternative to playing in the NFL this year, so recently banned Browns receiver Josh Gordon landed a new job -- as the goodwill ambassador for the Sarchione Auto group in Ohio, sources told ESPN's Josina Anderson. The 23-year-old Gordon, who lead the NFL..." September 05

  • Report: Gordon Wants to Play in CFL

    Dawgs By Nature "Josh Gordon is exploring options in the CFL. But not so fast... According to multiple reports this morning, suspended Browns WR Josh Gordon wants to play in the Canadian Football League for the 2014 season. However, that possibility seems to have been quickly shot down by the Browns and a..." August 28

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #Browns would not give Josh Gordon permission to play in the Canadian Football League, a source tells http://t.co/9CJgNAeo7v

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    One other hit Josh Gordon takes: Loses the accrued season. Contract tolls, he's not eligible for a new deal til '16, can't be a UFA til '17.

  • NFL upholds one-year suspension for Josh Gordon

    NFL.com "Josh Gordon's fate for 2014 has finally been decided. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the NFL has suspended the Cleveland Browns wide receiver for one season on Wednesday for violating the league's substance abuse policy, according to a source. Last year's league-leading wideout..." August 28

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    Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero

    #Browns WR Josh Gordon can apply for reinstatement after the season, not one calendar year as drug policy dictates for Stage 3 offenders.

  • Josh Gordon process 'frustrated' Cleveland Browns

    NFL.com "The Cleveland Browns waited nearly four months for the NFL to drop its one-year suspension on wide receiver Josh Gordon. NFL Media's Aditi Kinkhabwala told NFL Network on Wednesday that the elongated timeline left the organization "extremely frustrated with the way that this dragged..." August 27

  • Report: NFL has made decision on Browns receiver Josh Gordon's appeal

    SI.com "The NFL has reportedly made a decision on Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon's appeal of a one-year suspension for a positive drug test, Adam Schefter said on SportsCenter Tuesday. According to Schefter, the decision on the suspension has been made, but league appeals officer Harold..." August 27

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    Chris Fillar @ItsFillar

    Schefter just said on SC that he's heard Gordon decision has been made and Henderson just needs to decide when to issue it. #takeyourtime

  • Mike Pettine says Browns 'fairly certain' Josh Gordon will be suspended at least part of year

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns coach Mike Pettine acknowledged the organization anticipates All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon to be suspended for at least part of the upcoming season, and the expectation contributed to Gordon not playing Saturday night in a 33-14 preseason loss to the St. Louis Rams. "I wasn't..." August 25

  • Still no ruling in the Josh Gordon case

    Pro Football Talk "A full 15 days have passed since hearing officer Harold Henderson concluded the hearing in connection with the appeal of Browns receiver Josh Gordon’s one-year suspension. Nearly four months have passed since word of the suspension first emerged. And there’s still no ruling. The..." August 20

  • Pettine: Gordon's effort in loss disappointing

    ESPN.com "The Cleveland Browns did not like what they saw in wide receiver Josh Gordon on Monday night in the 24-23 loss to Washington. Coach Mike Pettine said there were a couple plays when the team did not see the proper effort from Gordon. "There were a couple plays where I think -- we just came..." August 20

  • Browns helping Josh Gordon set up post-suspension support system and treatment if necessary

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns owner Jimmy Haslam spent the first 10 minutes or so of practice Wednesday chatting with receiver Josh Gordon, who's awaiting word on his indefinite drug ban by the NFL. It's been a weekly sight at camp, the two men conversing on the field for a few minutes, even sharing an embrace last..." August 14

  • No decision yet on Josh Gordon

    Pro Football Talk "Eight days ago, Josh Gordon’s appeal hearing ended. Hearing officer Harold Henderson has not yet issued a decision. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the news is there is no news. No update, no development, no ruling. The good news is that Gordon remains available to play until..." August 13

  • No Josh Gordon settlement talks, yet

    Pro Football Talk "Browns receiver Josh Gordon’s suspension will last for a full calendar year or not at all, if his appeal eventually is resolved with a ruling from hearing officer Harold Henderson. If the NFL and NFLPA get together and craft a settlement, Gordon’s suspension could last for less than a calendar..." August 08

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    Confirmed Harold Henderson will hear #browns' Gordon's appeal tomorrow. Been told second-hand smoke won't fly with him.

  • Sources: Gordon faults second-hand smoke

    ESPN.com "The legal team for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will argue in a hearing Friday that its client has disputed test results that were caused from second-hand marijuana smoke, according to sources. Gordon is appealing the NFL's imposition of a yearlong suspension for a positive test..." July 29

  • Gordon’s appeal focuses on disparity between “A” and “B” bottle tests

    Pro Football Talk "With the Josh Gordon appeal hearing set for Friday and with Gordon hiring (as Adam Schefter reported last night) the same lawyer who helped Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman avoid a four-game suspension for violation of the PED policy in 2012, Gordon presumably has a case that holds more water..." July 29

  • Josh Gordon to appeal ban on Aug. 1

    ESPN.com "Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon will appeal his one-year suspension in a meeting with NFL officials on Aug. 1, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Gordon, who is facing the yearlong ban following a failed drug test earlier this offseason, will file the appeal in..." July 24

  • Browns won't cut Josh Gordon and 'we expect him to report Friday'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Mike Pettine told cleveland.com Monday that the Browns have no plans to cut troubled receiver Josh Gordon and that they expect him to report for training camp with the rest of the veterans on Friday. He also said he expects to hear something about Gordon's drug suspension within..." July 22

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    Josh Gordon's agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed that Gordon's appeal hearing regarding his drug suspension is coming up soon.

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    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

    PJ Hairston says he met Josh Gordon at a grocery store in the Triangle, and they chose to swap cars for the night.

  • Report: Some Browns 'want nothing to do' with Gordon

    NFL.com "As the Cleveland Browns prepare for life without Josh Gordon, his teammates are tussling with conflicting emotions of compassion and betrayal on the heels of the star receiver's latest off-the-field slip. That's the word from Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman, who reported Wednesday that Browns..." July 10

  • Tyrann Mathieu: Josh Gordon has to want it for himself

    NFL.com "Tyrann Mathieu knows how it feels to watch a promising football career slipping through your fingers. The Arizona Cardinals safety succeeded in moving past the off-the-field troubles that marked his college days at LSU, crafting a new narrative as one of the best young defensive players in the..." July 08

  • Cris Carter says the Browns need to release Josh Gordon

    USA Today "Cris Carter is a man who understands the road Josh Gordon is on. The Hall-of-Famer was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles, the team who drafted him, due in large part to his own struggles with drugs and alcohol. Gordon was arrested for DWI over the holiday weekend. He is also facing a possible..." July 08

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Sources tell me that some close to Josh Gordon urging him to seek professional assistance for substance-abuse issues part of life since HS

  • No appeal hearing set yet in Josh Gordon case

    Pro Football Talk "Before a decision can be made on whether Browns receiver Josh Gordon will miss at least a full calendar year, an appeal hearing must be held. Before an appeal hearing can be held, it must be scheduled. That hasn’t happened, yet. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, an appeal hearing..." June 24

  • Browns coach: Josh Gordon doesn't hustle as he should during practice

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Mike Pettine said Tuesday that Josh Gordon's looming suspension is impacting the club's preparations for the season. "There's certainly a level of frustration because we've known the news for so long," Pettine told the Bull and Fox on radio partner 92.3 The Fan. "It's just a..." June 11

  • Browns receiver Josh Gordon pleads not guilty to speeding violation

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon pleaded not guilty to speeding in Strongsville over Memorial Day Weekend, court records show. Gordon was scheduled to appear for arraignment at Berea Municipal Court Wednesday at 9 a.m., but court records show attorney Gary A. Vick filed a notice of appearance..." June 04

  • Cris Carter on Josh Gordon's substance use: "It's obvious that it's more important to him than anything else''

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Hall of Fame receiver Cris Carter, who overcame drug addiction early in his career, stressed that Browns receiver Josh Gordon won't change until he finds his own rock bottom and asks for help. "It's fairly obvious that (using substances) is more important to him than anything else,'' the former..." June 03

  • Josh Gordon issued speeding ticket, passenger issued a citation for possession of marijuana

    WKYC "Already in trouble with the National Football League for a reported failed drug test, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was issued a speeding ticket over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in Strongsville. According to the citation, Gordon's 2014 grey Mercedes-Benz SUV was clocked going..." May 31

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