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Josh Gordon

23-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Cleveland Browns

2013 Receiving Stats

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87

Yds

1646

TD

9

Avg

18.9

Tar

159

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Gordon tested positive for marijuana this offseason, at least his second positive test for a banned substance since he entered the league. Assuming, as it was reported, that Gordon was in Stage 3 of t...

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2014 ADP:  121.3

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  4

STATUS:  Out     INJURY:  Suspension
HT: 6' 3"   WT: 225   DOB: 4/13/1991
College: Utah  Show ContractHide Contract

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Josh Gordon Contract Information:

Signed a four-year deal with the Browns in July of 2012, worth about $5.3 million with $3.8 million guaranteed.

August 18, 2014  –  Josh Gordon News

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Gordon (suspension) caught one pass for eight yards on five targets in Monday's preseason game against the Redskins.

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Josh Gordon NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2012 21 Cle 16 50 805 5 95 16.1 8.5 12 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2013 22 Cle 14 87 1646 9 159 18.9 10.4 28 9 0 0 0 5 88 17.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Proj 23 CLE Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Josh Gordon

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Josh Gordon Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2012 21 Cle 16 6.9 10.0 8.5 3 50 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 22 Cle 14 16.2 22.5 19.4 6 118 17 10 7 0 6 0 0 0
2014 Proj 23 CLE Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Josh Gordon

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Josh Gordon – Playing Time Overview

Snap Count Stats

843

Offensive Snaps in 2013

Josh Gordon was on the field for 843 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Josh Gordon was on the field for 1 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2012 815 2
2013 843 1

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Josh Gordon 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Mia
2 @Bal
3 @Min 70 0 10 146 1 19 14.6 3 1 1 22 22.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4 Cin 67 0 4 71 0 9 17.8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Buf 62 0 4 86 1 6 21.5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Det 65 0 7 126 0 9 18.0 1 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 @GB 67 0 2 21 0 6 10.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
8 @KC 49 0 5 132 1 10 26.4 3 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Bal 71 0 3 44 0 7 14.7 1 0 1 10 10.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Cin 74 0 5 125 1 15 25.0 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0
12 Pit 73 0 14 237 1 17 16.9 4 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
13 Jax 55 0 10 261 2 15 26.1 6 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @NE 70 1 7 151 1 10 21.6 2 1 1 34 34.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 Chi 58 0 3 67 1 10 22.3 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @NYJ 62 0 6 97 0 16 16.2 3 0 1 22 22.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 3 0 0 0
17 @Pit 0 0 7 82 0 10 11.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Josh Gordon  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 3"
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Weight:   225 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.52 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time
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Cone Drill
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Arm Length:   33.25 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
AVERAGE
Broad Jump:   122 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   13 reps
WEAK
Cleveland Browns Team Injury Report
Questionable
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No players listed.
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Josh Gordon: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gordon is in uniform prior to Monday's preseason matchup with the Redskins, Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland reports.

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Gordon (abdomen) returned to practice Saturday, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

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Limited throughout most of the week by an abdominal injury, Gordon was back in pads Saturday morning and still has a chance to play in Monday's preseason game against the Redskins, according to coach Mike Pettine. Gordon suffered the injury in the Browns' first exhibition contest last weekend, but the team has said from the get-go that it's just a minor issue. Of more importance for prospective owners is the ruling on his suspension appeal, which could come down by the end of next week.
Gordon (abdominal) rode a stationary bike on the side during Friday's practice, and "isn't looking good" for Monday's preseason matchup with the Redskins, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

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Gordon (suspension) was not on the practice field Wednesday, ESPN Cleveland reports.

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Gordon returned to practice Tuesday despite abdominal discomfort, but missed his second practice in three days Wednesday. The abdominal injury remains the least of his worries, however, as a ruling on his potential season-long suspension is set to be handed down by the league at some point this week or next. In the meantime, Travis Benjamin has excelled on the practice field in Gordon's absence, and could be one of the candidates to see increased reps while he serves his suspension.
Gordon's injury that prevented him from practicing Monday is to his abdominal area, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

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Gordon's ailment was previously unspecified. No matter, the wideout's abdominal injury is not considered serious, and he was only held out of Monday's practice as a precaution taken by the Browns' training staff. Meanwhile, he still awaits a decision from the NFL regarding his appeal of a potential season-long suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
Gordon was held out of Monday's practice with a minor unspecified injury, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

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Gordon (suspension) evidently suffered a minor unspecified injury in Saturday's preseason game against the Lions, ESPN.com reports.

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According to coach Mike Pettine, the receiver "got nicked" up in Saturday's contest, but while the injury seems to be a minor concern, of more importance is that Gordon continues to await word from the NFL regarding a potential season-long suspension.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013

The Browns took a chance on Gordon, forgoing a second-round pick to draft him in the supplemental round last year, and it panned out. Gordon managed a robust 8.5 YPT and 16.1 YPC on a below-average passing team, while scoring five touchdowns on just 95 targets. At 6-3, 221 and with 4.5 speed, Gordon is a prototypical No. 1 target with red-zone size and enough explosiveness to beat defenses deep. He enters 2013 as the team's No. 1 receiver and its most dangerous outside playmaker as Greg Little has shown himself to be little more than a possession threat, and only an average one at that. Just keep in mind Gordon is suspended for the regular season's first two games after violating the league's substance abuse policy.

2012

After failing to address the wide receiver position in April's draft until selecting Travis Benjamin in the fourth round, the Browns made a splash when they took Gordon in the second round of the supplemental draft. It's a calculated risk as he missed all of 2011 after being suspended from Baylor before transferring to Utah. In his sophomore season in 2010 at Baylor he posted 42 catches for 714 yards (17.0 YPC) and seven touchdowns. He has the prototypical size (6-foot-3) and speed (4.52 40-time) to be successful at the professional level, but it's unclear how much rust he'll have to knock off first. The opportunity is there for Gordon as there isn't a tremendous amount of talent in Cleveland he must leap to get looks, and the Browns made a significant commitment to get him by sacrificing next year's second rounder, so he could be an interesting sleeper pick in the later rounds of drafts this summer.