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Is Delay In Josh Gordon’s Case A Calculated Move By The NFL?

It has been two plus weeks since Josh Gordon and his team appealed the suspension handed down from the NFL of a one-year ban because of substance abuse. The entire fantasy football community is waiting patiently. A decision is supposed to, maybe, come at the end of this week. Granted, every week since the appeal, a source has said a decision was coming soon. And it hasn’t. I can’t...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine calls out Josh Gordon for lack of effort

Spending much of his career teetering a delicate balance of lethargy and effortless excellence, Josh Gordon’s act has worn thin. Following the Cleveland Browns disappointing outing in their second preseason game, head coach Mike Pettine called out the Pro Bowl receiver for a lack of effort that led to multiple dropped passes. There were a couple plays where I think — we just...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns HC Questions Josh Gordon’s Effort

It feels like Browns coach Mike Pettine is starting to lose his team a bit. That can all change with a couple of wins in the regular season, but right now things don’t seem well in Cleveland. Players don’t like to see their coach publicly calling out a teammate in the media, regardless if it is accurate or not, they prefer to keep that in house. When Pettine was asked about about...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon verdict could take another week

Looking for some closure in the Josh Gordon saga? You’ll have to wait a bit longer. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the Josh Gordon verdict may not be handed down from the NFL before the end of next week. The reasoning this time? Typing speed. Gordon’s two-day appeal hearing with Harold Henderson reportedly contained a high volume of testimony and evidence from both sides, leading...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ruling In Josh Gordon Appeal Hearing May Not Come Until Next Week

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that a verdict in Browns WR Josh Gordon‘s appeal hearing may not come until the end of next week. Once the hearing concluded, reports indicated that a ruling was expected to come in a “reasonable time,” but it looks like it’s going to take at least a few weeks before we know how many games Gordon will miss. In the event that the league’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Josh Gordon has tested negative for drugs 70 times since joining Cleveland

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns are making sure Gordon’s not drifting alone if he is suspended. The team is going to support Gordon one hundred percent. Owner Jimmy Haslam has even set up counseling with Zjohn Lucas the former basketball star who helped Tyrann Mathieu. “First and foremost, […] The post Browns Josh Gordon has tested negative...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Are Making Out Like Bandits

The salary structure in the NFL is imperfect because a player’s salary doesn’t always match his production. Often times a player’s only recourse to achieve fair value is to to hold out. We nearly saw that with Kansas City Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles, who was severely underpaid before getting his well-deserved long-term contract in late July. Charles’ rich new...
Via Gridiron Grit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns bracing for at least an 8 game suspension for Josh Gordon

According to Mary kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, the Browns are bracing themselves for at least an eight game suspension for Josh Gordon. The Browns are bracing themselves for at least an eight-game suspension for receiver Josh Gordon, league sources told The Browns would be lucky if Gordon got eight games,  opposed to an entire season. Gordon and the Browns...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: “Slight chance” Josh Gordon gets a settlement

According to,  there’s a chance that Josh Gordon and the NFL could end up agreeing on a settlement that wouldn’t keep him out for the upcoming season. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, a “slight chance” of a resolution exists.  Any deal presumably would entail a suspension for Gordon that lasts less than a year. There’s also a belief...
Via Pro Football Zone
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon has reportedly passed 'at least 70 drug tests'

We found out recently that Josh Gordon hired Richard Sherman’s lawyer to help handle his appeal with the NFL. In that case Maurice Suh called into question the specimen collection process and created doubt around the “he-said, he-said” case between the player and the collector. Now, Pro Football Talk is reporting what Josh Gordon’s strategy heading into the appeal on August...
Via Waiting For Next Year
22 days ago  |  1 Comment
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