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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

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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:  89.06

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  4

STATUS:  Doubtful     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.

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The Browns have no plans to cut Gordon, and the team expects him to report to training camp Friday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. "We're expecting him to report on Friday and be on the field," coach Mike Pettine said. "We have no plans to cut him I know there's been a lot of debate over that, but I don't see us having that debate."

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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
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Josh Gordon – Playing Time Overview

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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
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Height:   6' 3"
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Weight:   225 lbs
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Josh Gordon: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gordon's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, confirmed Thursday that his client is appealing his suspension and has a hearing coming up, the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

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Gordon's agent failed to confirm the exact date of the hearing, nor did he comment on how his client's recent DWI arrest may have an effect on the appeal process. The reigning NFL receiving yards leader reportedly tested positive for marijuana in early May, and is facing a year long suspension from the league. A resolution on the case -- including any pending suspension -- is expected to be announced before the start of Browns training camp in late July.
Gordon was arrested Saturday morning on a DWI charge in Raleigh, North Carolina, Akron Beacon Journal writer Nate Ulrich reports.

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Gordon's already stunning descent continues to worsen. This development will obviously damage his chances of avoiding a 16-game suspension for the 2014 season, and the league might prepare even more punishment for Gordon in light of this arrest. Gordon seems unable to help himself, failing college drug tests at both Baylor and Utah and earning two- and possibly 16-game suspensions in the NFL in just two seasons before adding this latest infraction. Hopefully he sees the light and stops wasting his remarkable talents.
Gordon (hamstring), who faces a potential season-long long ban from the NFL for reportedly testing positive for marijuana, has an appeal hearing scheduled for late July, the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

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Gordon is dealing with a pulled hamstring, which has kept him out of team drills in Browns' OTAs this week, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

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Gordon was ticketed for speeding last weekend in Strongsville, Ohio and a passenger in his car was cited for marijuana possession, WKYC TV Channel 3 in Cleveland reports.

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Gordon's passenger was issued a citation for possession of marijuana in an amount under 200 grams, according to the report. Gordon is reportedly facing a year-long suspension from the NFL after failing another drug test, but the league has yet to officially issue the punishment. While the speeding ticket likely won't impact his availability to play in the NFL and he wasn't cited for any drug charges, the fact he was in the car with illegal drugs certainly won't help his case and doesn't speak well to his judgment. Gordon is due to appear in court on June 4 to dispute the citation, according to the report.
Gordon is expected to be present at Browns OTAs this week, according to coach Mike Pettine, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

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Gordon is facing a year long suspension after reportedly failing another drug test, but the league has yet to officially issue the punishment. Until then, he's expected to participate in team activities as he normally would, although the shadow of the looming suspension is surely hanging over him. Cleveland brass has been preparing for a season without him nonetheless, as shown by the recent free-agent signings of Miles Austin and Earl Bennett. No wideout can exactly replicate what Gordon brings to the table when he's on the field, but the Browns have an entire offseason of preparation to replicate some of the firepower he offers.

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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.