Redskins have needs at WR with Josh Gordon on the market
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By By JP Finlay

After a long-running, volatile relationship with wide receiver Josh Gordon, the Browns made clear plans to release the troubled yet talented pass catcher. 

In a tweet Saturday night, Cleveland GM John Dorsey explained that "for the past six years, the Browns have fully supported and invested in Josh, both personally and professionally and wanted the best for him, but unfortunately we've reached a point where we feel it's best to part ways and move forward. We wish Josh well."

There are two undeniable truths with Gordon. He's very talented, and he's very troubled. 

Gordon missed the 2015 and 2016 seasons dealing with substance abuse violations and personal issues. Last year, he played five games and had 18 catches for 335 yards with one touchdown. In Week 1 of this season, he grabbed one pass for 17 yards and a TD.

Since 2014, Gordon has totaled just 43 catches for more than 650 yards with two touchdowns. The good news is that production came in only 11 games, but the bad news is it took five seasons to amass 11 games. 

Cleveland intends to try and trade Gordon first, as cutting him would net the Browns...



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