Josh Gordon RUMORS & NEWS

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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 "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 "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 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 "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 "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

  • Josh Gordon already is in Stage 3 of the substance-abuse program

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to the potential suspension of Browns receiver Josh Gordon, not much is known. But clarity finally has been achieved on one key point regarding Gordon’s status. As explained by Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer during a Tuesday visit to PFT Live, Gordon was in Stage 3..." May 28

  • Jimmy Haslam expects Josh Gordon to be with Browns "for a long time to come'' despite looming suspension

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns owner Jimmy Haslam declined to confirm that Josh Gordon failed another drug test and is facing indefinite suspension, but indicated the team will stand by him. "Josh is learning and growing and improving as a person,'' Haslam said during a speech to 500 fans at a Pro Football Hall of..." May 13

  • Browns have tough choice to make on Josh Gordon

    SB Nation "The Cleveland Browns made headlines twice during the NFL Draft, but only once intended to do so. The NFL's 2013 leading receiver in yardage, Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns, is potentially facing a suspension of up to a full season for allegedly failing a third drug test, per Peter King of..." May 13

  • Peter King: Josh Gordon ban likely 8-16 games "Assuming Gordon is found to have tested positive in the NFL’s substance-abuse program (which ESPN reported Friday), he’ll likely be banned for somewhere between eight and 16 games. Gordon, 23, has been disciplined twice previously for testing positive: once by coach Art Briles at Baylor, and once..." May 12

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    Chris Mortensen says on ESPN that the Browns front office were aware Josh Gordon was facing a season-long suspension 2 weeks ago.

  • Report: Josh Gordon facing season-long suspension "Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is facing a season-long suspension after another failed drug test months ago, this time for marijuana, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Friday. Reached by phone Friday afternoon, Gordon said: "That's something you're going to have to talk to..." May 10

  • Browns WR Gordon: Marqise Lee would be a great addition "After the Cleveland Browns drafted the quarterback he wanted, Josh Gordon let it be known Friday which receiver he would like to see his team draft in the second round. “We have a lot of wide receivers right now on our team that we just picked up on, but I’m actually a fan of Marqise Lee,”..." May 09

  • New Browns receiver Nate Burleson vows to become a mentor for All-Pro Josh Gordon

    Akron Beacon Journal "Nate Burleson vowed to become the type of leader the Browns wrongly assumed had been added to their receiving corps last year. When the previous regime traded for Davone Bess last April, it believed he would help guide All-Pro Josh Gordon and the team’s other young receivers. However, Bess never..." April 08

  • Josh Gordon is “pretty sure” Browns will draft a QB at No. 4

    Pro Football Talk "Browns General Manager Ray Farmer is keeping everyone guessing about whether Cleveland will take a quarterback with the fourth overall pick in the draft. But Browns receiver Josh Gordon says he has talked to Farmer and believes he knows what the team is doing. “There’s no telling,” Gordon told..." March 27

  • Five Browns voted to Pro Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "On Sunday, the Browns’ 2013 campaign concludes without a playoff berth for the 11th consecutive season. However, those who believe Cleveland could soon have better days ahead can look to the Pro Bowl roster for reassurance. Five Browns are slated to play in Hawaii in January: left tackle Joe..." December 28

  • Josh Gordon aiming to become undisputed best wide receiver in NFL next season

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon admitted he exceeded the expectations he had for himself entering this season, so it’s not surprising that he’s setting a lofty goal for 2014. How lofty? “Hands down just be outright the best wide receiver in the NFL,” Gordon said Thursday when asked what he..." December 27

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    What's #Browns WR Josh Gordon's goal for next season? "Hands down just be outrightly the best wide receiver in the #NFL," Gordon said.

  • Hall of Famer Jerry Rice raves about WR Josh Gordon, expects him to make Pro Bowl

    Chronicle-Telegram "Jerry Rice expects to be joined by Browns receiver Josh Gordon at the Pro Bowl in Hawaii. Rice, considered the greatest receiver in NFL history, brought up Gordon when discussing the league’s best receivers Monday during a conference call to promote the new Pro Bowl format. Rice and Deion..." December 17

  • Browns' Josh Gordon finally believes he's Pro Bowl worthy

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "All it took for Josh Gordon to finally believe he belongs in the Pro Bowl conversation was to set the NFL record with 774 yards in the last four games, to break the Browns' single-season receiving record with 1,400 yards and to blow past Detroit's Calvin Johnson for most yards in the NFL this..." December 12

  • Browns' Josh Gordon finally believes he's Pro Bowl worthy after NFL-record 774 yards in past four games

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "All it took for Josh Gordon to finally believe he belongs in the Pro Bowl conversation was to set the NFL record with 774 yards in the last four games, to break the Browns' single-season receiving record with 1,400 yards and to blow past Detroit's Calvin Johnson for most yards in the NFL this..." December 11

  • Browns Josh Gordon convinced Patriots Aqib Talib won’t stop his pursuit of record

    Akron Beacon Journal "Josh Gordon needs just 41 yards to break the Browns’ single-season receiving record, and he doesn’t believe New England Patriots standout cornerback Aqib Talib will prevent him from wreaking havoc Sunday. “I’m pretty sure he’ll make some plays,” Gordon said Thursday. “But I’m definitely going..." December 06

  • Browns WR Josh Gordon makes NFL history "The next time you read the NFL record book, Josh Gordon's name will be in it and that's because Gordon made NFL history on Sunday. In the Browns 32-28 loss to Jacksonville, Gordon caught 10 passes for 261 yards. Combined with his 237-yard performance against Pittsburgh last week, Gordon becomes..." December 01

  • Receiver Josh Gordon says record-setting performance ‘means nothing’ because of loss

    Akron Beacon Journal "No Browns wide receiver has ever produced a better game statistically than the one Josh Gordon had Sunday in a 27-11 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. His 237 receiving yards are a franchise record, and his 14 catches tied hall of fame tight end Ozzie Newsome for the team record. Newsome..." November 25

  • Browns aim to get WR Gordon downfield in man coverage

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "No matter who the quarterback has been for the Browns this season — Brandon Weeden, Brian Hoyer or Jason Campbell — the goal has remained the same, and that's to get the ball deep to Josh Gordon. And that's what the Browns' quarterbacks have done ever since Gordon was a second-round..." November 24

  • Josh Gordon and the Browns: They need each other to get where they want to go

    ESPN 850 Cleveland "Whew: Josh Gordon said he expected to stay with the Browns, but he kept his cell phone nearby and checked TV reports right up until Tuesday’s NFL 4 p.m. trade deadline. He heeded the words of his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, who told him, “Anything was possible.” “I’m definitely relieved,” Gordon..." October 30

  • Josh Gordon drew several good trade offers, but none good enough

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns received several good offers for receiver Josh Gordon before Tuesday's 4 p.m. trading deadline, but none good enough to pry the top-five wideout away from the Browns, league sources said. With the way Gordon has been playing, it would take a first-round receiver to replace him. It's..." October 30

  • Josh Gordon makes final case for himself before trade deadline

    Akron Beacon Journal "With the NFL trade deadline looming at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon blocked out distractions caused by speculation that he could be dealt and bounced back from his worst performance of the season. A week after tallying a season-low two catches for 21 yards in a loss to the..." October 28

  • OC Norv Turner, RB Willis McGahee say trade rumors affecting WR Josh Gordon

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner and running back Willis McGahee believe the trade rumors surrounding wide receiver Josh Gordon are affecting him. “I would hope not but I’m realistic to know that it does” Turner said Thursday before practice. “He’s a young guy. He’s not very..." October 24

  • Josh Gordon "tired of'' rumors and if it's a go, "wish it would happen already''

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Receiver Josh Gordon admitted today that he's growing weary of rumors that he'll be traded before next Tuesday's 4 p.m. deadline. "I'm tired of it'' said Gordon. "I honestly wish if it was going to happen I wish it would happen already instead of dragging on. If a trade offer came in and that’s..." October 24

  • Josh Gordon trade “possible” not “probable”

    Pro Football Talk "Amid a report of multiple teams making trade offers for Brown receiver Josh Gordon (which frankly feels like something that was leaked by the Browns in order to drive up interest and/or price) a league source with knowledge of the dynamics of any deal tells PFT that a trade is “possible” but not..." October 23

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    At least 3 teams have contacted Browns about deal for WR Josh Gordon; two have standing offers of a high pick and a player. Browns balking.

  • Motivated by trade rumors, WR Josh Gordon improves his worth by the game "The NFL trading deadline is 12 days away – Oct. 29. It can’t get here soon enough for those of us sweating out a Browns trade of Josh Gordon. Since the Browns traded Trent Richardson a month ago Gordon has been rumored to be dealt to just about any contending team in need of a 6-3 225-pound..." October 17

  • Browns' Joe Banner has "no intention to trade'' Josh Gordon, report says

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns CEO Joe Banner slammed the door shut Thursday on the Josh Gordon trade rumors. "We're absolutely not shopping Josh" he told USA TODAY Sports. "We're not going to shop him and we don't have any plan or intention to trade him." "When we did the Trent Richardson trade the perception was..." October 12

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Julio Jones was leading NFL in receptions before injury. I'm told Falcons not currently seeking to trade for Josh Gordon or other WR

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Browns-49ers have discussed trade for WR Josh Gordon. Deal unlikely with Mario Manningham coming off PUP Crabtree slated to return in Nov.

  • Chudzinski reassures Josh Gordon he’s not on trading block

    Akron Beacon Journal "If the Browns ever trade Josh Gordon he wants them to know they would be dealing someone who’s determined to become a star like fellow wide receivers Andre Johnson of the Houston Texans and A.J. Green of the Cincinnati Bengals. Gordon and the Browns (1-2) will face Green and the Bengals (2-1)..." September 26

  • Coach Chudzinski says team has no plans to trade WRs Gordon, Little

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said today that the organization has no plans to trade wide receivers Josh Gordon and Greg Little. “We have no plans on any of the trades” Chudzinski said during a news conference. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Sunday morning that the Browns are fielding trade..." September 23

  • Browns Reportedly Have WR's Gordon & Little on Trade Block, Want to Acquire Ben Tate

    Dawgs By Nature "I thought we could finally get back to focusing on a football game today but it doesn't look like that will be the case. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter this morning the Cleveland Browns have WR Greg Little and WR Josh Gordon on the trade block and would love to add RB Ben Tate. It's hard to..." September 22

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    Tony Grossi @TonyGrossi

    Greg Little demoted. Josh Gordon and Davone Bess start at WR per Chudzinski.

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