Josh Gordon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Browns' approach does not seem to bode well for Josh Gordon's return

    ESPN "The Cleveland Browns have not addressed what they will do if Josh Gordon is reinstated by the league in August. They may not have to. The team's actions speak loud, and they do not seem to bode well for Gordon's return. The Browns took an armada of receivers in the draft. The four drafted..." May 11

  • Robert Griffin III hopes Josh Gordon ‘understands the situation that he’s in and what’s at stake’

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III hopes wide receiver Josh Gordon realizes his NFL career is on the line. Griffin would like to reunite with his friend and former Baylor University teammate in Cleveland, but it won’t happen unless Gordon gets his life in order. The NFL denied Gordon’s..." April 22

  • NFL's Josh Gordon -- Partying with Manziel at Coachella

    TMZ "Josh Gordon was part of Johnny Manziel's party crew at Coachella this weekend ... TMZ Sports has learned. Several people told us they saw Gordon -- we were able to confirm by the tattoos on his arm. With several teams reportedly still interested in signing Gordon for next season, the..." April 19

  • A person identifying himself as Josh Gordon was with Johnny Manziel at trashed party home

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A person identifying himself as Josh Gordon was with Johnny Manziel at a rented home in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles last week that was damaged, with alcohol and what appeared to be drugs readily visible, the owner of the rental agency told on Friday. Nicholas Goodwin..." April 16

  • NFL Teams Eager to Forgive and Forget Josh Gordon's Past

    Bleacher Report "It shouldn't be shocking. No, it shouldn't be. But in a way it is. Josh Gordon has numerous suitors. Lots of them. Lots and lots and lots. Over the past few days, in speaking with sources in eight NFL front offices, a clear picture of Gordon's future has emerged. Despite failing multiple drug..." April 15

  • Drew Rosenhaus: 'Josh Gordon had a temporary setback but I'm confident' he's ready to resume NFL career

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Drew Rosenhaus said Wednesday night that Josh Gordon has had a 'hiccup' and a 'temporary setback' in his bid to return to the NFL, but that he's ready to do so. "Josh has been working very hard over the past year to get himself back into the NFL,'' Rosenhaus told SiriusXMNFL radio. "Obviously..." April 14

  • Johnny Manziel Passenger In Alleged Hit & Run ... Picked Up By Josh Gordon

    TMZ "Johnny Manziel was a passenger in a car that allegedly hit a light pole and fled the scene in Hollywood this weekend ... and the person who picked him up after the crash was Josh Gordon. TMZ Sports has learned ... Manziel was interviewed by LAPD about a crash that occurred on the Sunset Strip..." April 14

  • Browns exec Sashi Brown hoping Josh Gordon returns but not counting on it

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown hopes suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon straightens up enough to be reinstated into the NFL, but the executive is not counting on it. That was Brown’s message Wednesday during an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio. The NFL denied Gordon’s petition..." April 13

  • 49ers had deal in place to acquire Browns receiver Josh Gordon

    EndZone Score "After reports surfaced that embattled Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon had failed yet another drug test, ESPN’s Adam Schefter offered an interesting tidbit that said the San Francisco 49ers had a deal in place to acquire the 24-year-old. The 49ers had reportedly been in the market to..." April 13

  • Report: Josh Gordon denied NFL reinstatement

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been denied reinstatement by the NFL. Mary Kay Cabot of reports that Gordon’s indefinite ban has not been lifted, and the 24-year-old can try to apply for reinstatement again later in the year. The news should surprise no one,..." April 13

  • Gordon, NFLPA could seek investigation regarding confidentiality breach

    Pro Football Talk "On multiple occasions over the last 24 hours, someone has violated the confidentiality provisions of the substance abuse policy in relation to Browns receiver Josh Gordon. The first came when someone leaked to FOX Sports, the Associated Press, and NFL Media that Gordon had failed a drug test..." April 12

  • Report: Gordon failed drug test for marijuana in March

    Larry Brown Sports "Josh Gordon may have to wait a while longer before he is reinstated, as the Cleveland Browns wide receiver reportedly failed yet another drug test last month. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, Gordon failed an NFL-administered drug test in March after he tested positive for marijuana..." April 12

  • Manziel Living with Josh Gordon, not Von Miller

    ESPN "Johnny Manziel says he has found a roommate who is on a quest to get the troubled quarterback back into the NFL. "I'm living out here with my guy, Von Miller. Everybody knows Von Miller. Super Bowl MVP, Von Miller, my brother. I'm living with him right now," Manziel told TMZ on Saturday night...." April 11

  • Josh Gordon still in limbo 2 weeks after Roger Goodell addressed his suspension

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The first week of the Browns' off-season program is in the books and still no word from the NFL on suspended receiver Josh Gordon. At the NFL Annual Meeting two weeks ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he'd receive a report from his staff in the next two weeks and then decide if it's..." April 09

  • 60-Day Deadline Isn't Strict for Josh Gordon's Reinstatement

    Dawgs By Nature "Yesterday was the 60-day deadline that we believed the NFL had to make a decision on Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon's request for reinstatement to the NFL. Today, though, multiple reports are relaying through a league spokesman that there really isn't a strict deadline; the 60-day window is just..." March 22

  • NFL: Decision on Josh Gordon reinstatement will be made 'when appropriate'

    ESPN "It has been reported that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon applied for reinstatement to the NFL on Jan. 20, 2016, after missing the entire 2015 season due to a suspension. Though it was widely noted that the NFL would have 60 days to make a decision on Gordon's reinstatement, an NFL..." March 21

  • As Browns make changes, Josh Gordon wonders who’s next

    Pro Football Talk "The new regime in Cleveland has made no secret that it wants to dramatically overhaul the roster, and suspended receiver Josh Gordon is wondering if he’ll be back. In an apparent response to the departures of quarterback Johnny Manziel, receiver Dwayne Bowe, receiver Travis Benjamin, linebacker..." March 17

  • Josh Gordon takes exception to teammate's weight gain comments

    The Score "Cleveland Browns safety Donte Whitner was forced to do some backtracking Tuesday after being called out by Josh Gordon for comments he made about the embattled wide receiver. Whitner praised Gordon's work ethic while speaking at the Cleveland Auto Show on Monday night, recalling how he watched..." March 02

  • Josh Gordon can be All-Pro again after hitting 'rock bottom' and ballooning

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns safety Donte Whitner believes Josh Gordon can regain his All-Pro form after having football taken from him. "I understand he's a young guy,'' Whitner said at the Cleveland Auto Show. "He's made a few mistakes in his career, and when you hit rock bottom the way he did, there's nowhere..." March 01

  • Browns exec: Gordon is accountable for mistakes, has place on team

    The Score "Any discussion about whether wide receiver Josh Gordon has a future with the Cleveland Browns can be put to rest. He does. Head coach Hue Jackson told reporters Wednesday he wants "high-character" players, likely an allusion to Johnny Manziel but also possibly to Gordon. Jackson's..." February 25

  • If Josh Gordon has changed 'there's a spot for him on the roster' says Sashi Brown

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns Executive Vice President Sashi Brown says signs are pointing to Josh Gordon being reinstated and that the club will welcome him back if he's doing the right things. "Josh we know is working out and by all signs he's on a path to come back and be reinstated,'' Brown said during his podium..." February 25

  • Can the Browns count on Josh Gordon in 2016?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have an interesting scenario playing out at wide receiver -- they could get one of the league's most talented players at the position back this season, if they want him. Josh Gordon, when he's right, has been one of the league's best. Can they count on him, though? Chris Fedor,..." February 16

  • Josh Gordon not reinstated yet

    Pro Football Talk "On Sunday, a cryptic tweet from Browns receiver Josh Gordon sparked speculation that he has been reinstated to the NFL after a one-year banishment. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, that hasn’t happened yet. Gordon tweeted “[a] fresh start” with praying hands emoji at 4:47 p.m. ET." February 15

  • NFL wants Josh Gordon to show he's changed before reinstatement

    ESPN "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he wants Josh Gordon to convince him that he will change his lifestyle before reinstating him from indefinite suspension for repeated violations of the league’s substance abuse policy. In response to a question at his annual Super Bowl press conference,..." February 06

  • Browns WR Josh Gordon vows to change circle of friends

    ESPN "Suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon indicated on his Twitter account Monday that he planned to "disassociate" himself from anyone that might be a contributing factor to keeping him out of the NFL. The wide receiver, who has been suspended since last February, recently applied to the..." February 01

  • Josh Gordon to the Baltimore Ravens?

    Baltimore Beat Down "Joe Flacco fires deep, right side, HE'S GOT A MAN OPEN! GORDON TOUCHDOWN! BALTIMORE IS ON THE BOARD! Now wouldn't that be something to hear. Small rumors have been bouncing around with Josh Gordon and the Cleveland Browns deciding whether or not to clean house once again to fix the re-occuring..." February 01

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #Browns Sashi Brown said Josh Gordon "could be back" with team if reinstated. "We'd sit down with Josh and see where he is"

  • Browns will be patient with Johnny Manziel, Josh Gordon

    ESPN "The Cleveland Browns are in "no panic" to make a decision on the future of quarterback Johnny Manziel, the team's new vice president of football operations said Thursday. Sashi Brown said the team still does not know where Manziel was the final weekend of the regular season because the Browns..." January 21

  • Report: Josh Gordon applies to the league for reinstatement

    Pro Football Talk "New Browns coach Hue Jackson has a reputation for explosive offense, and for reaching people others cannot. He may have a chance to kill two birds with one stone, as one of his new team’s best players is taking steps toward a return. According to Tony Grossi of, suspended..." January 20

  • Johnny Manziel hopes to play with Josh Gordon next year

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Johnny Manziel and Josh Gordon, the Browns two talented but troubled stars, could be back together soon. Manziel said Wednesday he's in constant contact with his good buddy and can't wait until he's back with the team. Suspended indefinitely on Feb. 3 for violating the NFL's substance abuse..." December 17

  • Johnny Manziel says Josh Gordon is 'doing the right things'

    ESPN "Johnny Manziel still considers Josh Gordon a part of the Cleveland Browns. Manziel said he is in "constant contact" with Gordon, who is suspended at least for this season for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Manziel even invited Gordon to attend a Texas A&M game with him Nov. 7..." December 17

  • Josh Gordon appears to tweet about wanting Johnny Manziel to start

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon appeared to tweet Saturday about his buddy Johnny Manziel. Gordon is suspended for the season for being a repeat violator of the league’s substance abuse policy. He tweeted his intention to watch the Browns’ game against the Baltimore Ravens on Monday..." November 29

  • Josh Gordon sounds off over accidental DWI report

    Waiting For Next Year "I can’t say I was shocked when I first saw the hints of a brand new DWI report fly across my Twitter screen today involving Josh Gordon. I got a quick lesson in making assumptions. As it turns out, it was a surprise to everyone, especially suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon, who has..." August 11

  • NFL Fans Roast Josh Gordon After Atlanta News Site Publishes Old DWI Story

    Complex "Atlanta news station 11Alive News accidently tweeted out an old Josh Gordon news story from 2014 today. They blamed it on site maintenance. But because the date on the story was initially listed as August 10, 2015, it caused a lot of confusion. As of right now, the 11Alive News has updated the..." August 10

  • Browns official has been in touch with suspended WR Josh Gordon

    ESPN "The Browns haven't washed their hands of Josh Gordon. A Browns official has corresponded with Gordon this offseason, according to a source. Gordon is serving a one-year suspension for multiple violations of the league's drug and alcohol policy. The NFL permits teams to contact a player..." June 25

  • Josh Gordon's agent: 'He'll get through this tough time and still has a very bright future in the NFL'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Josh Gordon's agent says his client is doing well and determined to be re-instated to the NFL after his minimum year-long ban expires in February. "With Josh, he's hanging in there,'' Drew Rosenhaus told Northeast Ohio Media Group Saturday at the Joe Haden & Friends softball game at Classic..." June 09

  • Joe Haden: We didn't know Josh Gordon wasn't allowed to drink

    ESPN "Joe Haden said neither he nor his Browns teammates knew Josh Gordon was not permitted to drink when the wide receiver joined a group of players and one former assistant coach on a postseason jaunt to Las Vegas. Gordon admitted in an open letter on Medium in January that his yearlong suspension..." April 21

  • Josh Gordon says Browns never told him of tardiness problem

    Pro Football Talk "Browns receiver Josh Gordon is arguing in his grievance against the Browns that they never told him that he had a problem with chronic tardiness. The Browns say they suspended him for the final game of the regular season because he showed up late for a walk-through practice the day before the..." February 17

  • Report: NFLPA files grievance vs. Browns about Josh Gordon's 1-game suspension

    The Score "The NFLPA has reportedly filed a non-injury grievance against the Cleveland Browns for imposing a one-game suspension on Josh Gordon, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Cleveland issued Gordon a one-game ban for an undisclosed violation of its team rules, according to ESPN. Gordon was..." February 17

  • Eagles once nixed Nick Foles-Josh Gordon trade

    ESPN "The Philadelphia Eagles turned down a trade that would have brought them Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon at the start of the 2013 NFL season. he price for Gordon, according to a source familiar with the discussions: quarterback Nick Foles. A little context helps here. Gordon was..." February 17

  • Owner Jimmy Haslam concedes Josh Gordon may have played his last down for team

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns owner Jimmy Haslam acknowledged Wednesday during a 50-minute interview with beat writers that former All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon might never play for the team again. Last week, the NFL banished Gordon for at least a year because he violated its substance-abuse policy again. “We..." February 12

  • Haslam: Josh Gordon has failed to accept responsibility "Josh Gordon is out for the 2015 season after missing the first 10 games of 2014 and the first two games of 2013 all due to league-imposed suspensions for off-the-field incidents. Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam was critical of his 23-year-old stud receiver Wednesday -- who will end up..." February 12

  • Josh Gordon to file grievance against Browns

    Waiting For Next Year "Josh Gordon continues to be in the news. Recall the Browns receiver was suspended for the Cleveland Browns’ Week 17 contest, one that the team would go on to lose in typical Brownsian fashion. Nothing new, right? Au contraire. The difference here being that Gordon’s suspension put him under the..." February 09

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #Browns not expected to cut ties w/Josh Gordon at this time. They don't have to pay him in '15 & he can't be with team, so nothing to lose.

  • NFL officially announces 1-year suspension of Josh Gordon

    The Score "The NFL has officially announced the suspension of Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon for at least one year after he violated the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. The suspension will begin immediately. "As we have conveyed, we are disappointed to once again be at this..." February 04

  • Browns Josh Gordon writes letter: ‘I am not a drug addict’

    Fox 8 Cleveland "Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is responding to his critics and apologizing to his teammates in a letter posted online. Gordon, who was drafted in 2012, failed a drug test last week and faces being suspended from the NFL. This comes after he was slapped with a 10-game suspension..." January 29

  • Josh Gordon -- Booze Does NOT Violate Probation ... Court Says

    TMZ "He might be banned from the NFL, but Josh Gordon did NOT violate his probation by reportedly testing positive for alcohol ... court officials tell TMZ Sports. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver was sentenced to 12 months unsupervised probation stemming from a DWI arrest in North Carolina back..." January 26

  • If Cleveland Browns want 'accountability' talk to be taken seriously they must cut Josh Gordon

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have told Johnny Manziel all the talk about changing his ways is meaningless unless he follows through with actions. It's time to hold the organization to the same standard in regards to Josh Gordon. Multiple outlets are reporting the receiver has failed his third drug test in as..." January 26

  • Browns suspend Josh Gordon for violating team rules

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Receiver Josh Gordon was suspended by the Browns for violation of team rules after he missed today's mandatory walk-through, Northeast Ohio Media Group has confirmed. Gordon was placed on the list for reserve/suspended by club. NEOMG has confirmed that both Gordon and quarterback Johnny Manziel..." December 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Browns announced they placed WR Josh Gordon on reserve/suspended by club. Not a good way to end the season.

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