Josh Gordon not pleased that old DWI reports resurfaced

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I can’t say I was shocked when I first saw the hints of a brand new DWI report fly across my Twitter screen today involving Josh Gordon. I got a quick lesson in making assumptions. As it turns out, it was a surprise to everyone, especially suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon, who has had

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Terrelle Pryor working with Josh Gordon and Randy Moss in mission to become a receiver

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While Terrelle Pryor has faced a lot of skepticism in his football career, he seems very committed to making it as an NFL receiver. We recently saw Pryor showing off his workouts to improve his footwork. And now we’re getting pictures of some of the people that Terrelle Pryor is working with to try and

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Dwayne Bowe: I’m here to fill Josh Gordon’s shoes

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Football season is coming, folks. With the Fourth of July in the rearview and the Indians continuing their up-and-down year, one new Brown is eager to get on the field and show what he can do. Former Kansas City Chief Dwayne Bowe is among a host of new wide receivers hoping to make up for

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Joe Haden had “no idea” that Josh Gordon couldn’t drink

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Part of the reasoning behind the ongoing perspective that the Browns are dysfunctional is because of Josh Gordon’s well-publicized issues. Highlighting those issues further is that his latest transgression with the league over substance abuse occurred on the watch of his teammates and a former Browns coach, when Gordon drank on a private plane on the

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2015 NFL draft and free agency for the Browns with Lane Adkins – WFNY Podcast – 2015-04-20

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Lane Adkins of The Orange and Brown report joined me to discuss all things Browns. He wasn’t on to promote anything in particular, but I’ve been a subscriber to the OBR for quite a while and I plugged it for him. Here’s the rest of the stuff we talked about. Where are the Cleveland Browns today

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Mike Pettine proves there’s an adult in the room

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Mike Pettine makes me re-think a lot of what I thought I knew about NFL teams and their public relations strategies. I’ve spent a lot of time wearing the same path in the same road based on my experiences watching Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini, and Pat Shurmur stand in front of microphones with little ability

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Browns proposed trade to send Josh Gordon to Philadelphia for Nick Foles

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It isn’t a week in the NFL without some sort of Josh Gordon news hitting the wire. On Monday afternoon, word hit that trade that almost happened could have really changed the course of two franchises. According to ESPN.com’s Phil Sheridan, at the start of the 2013 season, the Browns offered wide receiver Josh Gordon to the

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Josh Gordon to file grievance against Browns

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Josh Gordon continues to be in the news. Recall the Browns receiver was suspended for the Cleveland Browns’ Week 17 contest, one that the team would go on to lose in typical Brownsian fashion. Nothing new, right? Au contraire. The difference here being that Gordon’s suspension put him under the six-game threshold needed to qualify

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National Signing Day, Josh Gordon’s suspension, and nicknames: While We’re Waiting…

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Welcome to Wednesday, Wiffnyers. Wiffnyers—that doesn’t quite work, does it? Wiffnyers, hmmm. Never mind for now; we’ll get back to that later. It’s National Signing Day, that special Wednesday in February when 18-year-olds across the country announce at which institutions of higher learning they will play football. I confess that I have not been following the latest recruiting news, nor

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Making sense of LeBron’s Cavs, plus Johnny Manziel and Josh Gordon – WFNY Podcast – 2015-02-03

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I called up Jack from WayneEmbrysKids and the Cavs Zine to discuss all the Cavs things that have gone on up to this point. Brian Windhorst’s report about Andrew Wiggins and LRMR Kevin Love’s struggles Kyrie Irving coming into his own The Kyrie 55-point night against Portland Mike Fratello’s Cavs The Cavs and what could have

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NFL suspends Josh Gordon for at least one year

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The NFL didn’t waste a lot of time getting down to business with regard to Josh Gordon. A statement from the NFL was pretty succinct. “Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns has been suspended without pay for at least one year for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. Gordon’s suspension begins

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Josh Gordon: I’m not an addict

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Josh Gordon has been radio silent since word leaked of a potential suspension for all of 2015, but it turns out that the Cleveland Browns wide receiver was just waiting for the right time to shoot back at his critics. In a first-person piece written at Medium.com’s The Cauldron, Gordon takes on Charles Barkley, Cris

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WFNY’s 2014 Cleveland Browns Position Review: Wide Receivers

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Over the last few weeks, I have been reviewing and discussing the performance of the 2014 Cleveland Browns position by position. It was a tough season for the Cleveland Browns, falling in five straight games to end the season at 7-9. The team showed some glimpses of promise and some other areas of concern. So

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Can the Browns afford to keep working with Josh Gordon?

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It seems Josh Gordon won’t be content until he’s out of the NFL. Maybe “content” isn’t the right word as it appears that maybe Josh Gordon is perfectly content with his lot in life as a screw-up. But is he a screw-up or is he an addict and are those two terms mutually exclusive? This

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Josh Gordon reportedly fails another drug test, faces one-year ban

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Another splendid offseason in Berea.

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Jimmy Haslam sends stern message to “irresponsible” players

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The Cleveland Browns had a season. Whether it’s “good” or “bad” will be up for a debate for quite some time as we parse all the ups and downs. What is not up for debate, at least according to Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, is how the Browns will deal with young players who act

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Browns suspend Josh Gordon for final game of season

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Josh Gordon started the season suspended, so he might as well finish it that way, right? Mike Silver reported that Josh Gordon and Johnny Manziel missed the Browns’ walk-through, which might now seem to be inexcused, at least on Gordon’s part. Manziel has been deactivated for the rest of the season with his injury sustained

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Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Behind the Box Score

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The start of the Johnny Football era was a disaster as the Cincinnati Bengals dismantled the Cleveland Browns 30-0, proving to be a harsh welcome of Johnny Manziel to the AFC North. The Browns offense reverted back to the “same old Browns” never giving the team a chance to win the game. The run defense was non-existent.

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Cleveland Browns vs. Indianapolis Colts: Behind the Box Score

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Brian Hoyer struggled, Billy Cundiff missed a gimme, and the Cleveland Browns defense was world class. Add it all up and it equals a one point win for Indianapolis. Despite two defensive touchdowns and holding the Colt’s high powered offense in check, Cleveland’s offense crippled the team, allowing Andrew Luck enough of a window to

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Browns lose big one to Colts as Johnny Manziel sits

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My wife and I arrived at the stadium just in time to see the college football playoffs announcement that put Ohio State in the playoff against Alabama. (I wanted to start off this post with some good news.) Even as the announcement ignited the crowd, I couldn’t help but wonder if that would be the

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