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 Henderson implements the suspension. The bad news is that, if Henderson eventually upholds the one-year suspension, Gordon will be gone for a full year. Not 16 games; a full year. If a decision comes today, Gordon becomes instantly banished until August 13, 2015 at the earliest.

The Browns should be upset. If the suspension, levied before the draft, had been resolved expeditiously, Gordon would have been back for most of the 2015 offseason program.