ESPN’s Outside the Lines is reporting that the Browns leading receiver- breakout star Josh Gordon is facing a season long ban for a positive drug test. According to the report, Gordon and his agent Drew Rosenhaus deny the story.
Last season’s suspension was for codeine, this one according to the report is for marijuana.
Gordon had issues at Baylor with marijuana and was eventually kicked off the team. He finished his college career at Utah.
Gordon set a number of Browns receiving records last season. He finished the year with 1646 yards and 9 touchdowns.
Chris Mortensen reports that the team did not know about the suspension until ESPN reported it on Friday evening.
Sources: Browns coaching staff not aware until @OTLonESPN report about 90 minutes ago. That's policy. Gordon gets due process with appeal.
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) May 9, 2014
If true, the Browns did not know when they traded out of pick four and the chance to take Sammy Watkins or any WR of their choosing.
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