PJ Hairston says he met Josh Gordon at a grocery store in the Triangle, and they chose to swap cars for the night.
NFL.com "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
NFL.com "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
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
Sources tell me that some close to Josh Gordon urging him to seek professional assistance for substance-abuse issues part of life since HS
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
SI.com "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
Chris Mortensen says on ESPN that the Browns front office were aware Josh Gordon was facing a season-long suspension 2 weeks ago.
ESPN.com "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
ESPN.com "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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Julio Jones was leading NFL in receptions before injury. I'm told Falcons not currently seeking to trade for Josh Gordon or other WR
Browns-49ers have discussed trade for WR Josh Gordon. Deal unlikely with Mario Manningham coming off PUP Crabtree slated to return in Nov.
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
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
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
Greg Little demoted. Josh Gordon and Davone Bess start at WR per Chudzinski.
#browns Gordon confirmed he's facing year-long banishment w/ next failed drug test. "I think that's what it is" he said
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
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
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
As always expected #browns WR Josh Gordon has switched to No 12.
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