Josh Gordon RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    CBSSports.com "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

    ESPN.com "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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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #browns Gordon confirmed he's facing year-long banishment w/ next failed drug test. "I think that's what it is" he said

  • Browns bracing for life without Josh Gordon as they prepare to face Dolphins in opener

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns are hoping life without wide receiver Josh Gordon won’t be as arduous as many outsiders believe it will be. Gordon will sit out the first two regular-season games as he serves a suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. He has blamed prescription cough..." September 05

  • Browns issue statement after Little, Gordon reported traffic violations

    CBSSports.com "Browns wide receiver Greg Little got a speeding ticket Monday. As a singular event hardly worth mentioning. Anybody who has driven an automobile for any length of time knows what it means to get pulled over for driving too fast. But this isn't a singular event for Little who was clocked going 81..." August 21

  • Browns Josh Gordon defends his work ethic after criticism

    Pro Football Talk "Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has spent a lot of time apologizing and/or explaining himself since the end of last season. There’s the suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy which Gordon said was triggered by codeine in medicine for a sore throat and the decision to hang..." August 11

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    Tony Grossi @TonyGrossi

    As always expected #browns WR Josh Gordon has switched to No 12.

  • CEO Joe Banner puts wide receiver Josh Gordon on notice

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns’ patience with second-year wide receiver Josh Gordon seems to be running thin after the league announced his two-game suspension for violation of its substance abuse policy last month. Gordon will also be fined four game checks for what is apparently his second offense. Those cited..." July 25

  • Browns' Josh Gordon insists failed codeine test was not from"recreational use''

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, speaking publicly today for the first time since his two-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, stood behind his statement that his positive codeine test was inadvertent and that he did not use the drug recreationally. There's been some..." July 22

  • Gordon's suspension no laughing matter

    Fox Sports Ohio "Let’s not pretend that Josh Gordon’s two-game suspension at the start of the Browns 2013 season is a minor thing. It’s not. It’s a pretty big thing. Because it could cost the Browns two wins. Just like Joe Haden’s suspension a year ago cost the Browns wins. The two are key players, and..." June 15

  • Browns WR Josh Gordon faces one year ban if he fails another drug test

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon already has two strikes against him after testing positive for codeine in February, and could get kicked out of the NFL for at least a year if he fails a third drug test, league sources said Saturday. Gordon's two-game suspension and four-game fine for the..." June 10

  • Josh Gordon: Codeine in strep throat medicine triggered suspension

    Pro Football Talk "Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was suspended two games and fined two additional game checks by the NFL on Friday for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Gordon has released a statement about the suspension with an explanation for why he was suspended for the league. According to..." June 08

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    Tony Grossi @TonyGrossi

    BREAKING: #Browns WR Josh Gordon will be suspended 2 games and docked 4 games pay for NFL substance abuse violation. More to come!

  • Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon looking to prove himself in new offense

    Akron Beacon Journal "Quarterback Brandon Weeden isn’t the only Browns player new General Manager Mike Lombardi doubted during his tenure as an analyst for NFL Network. When the Browns selected wide receiver Josh Gordon in the second round of the 2012 Supplemental Draft, thereby forfeiting their 2013 second-round..." May 25

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