By Chris Pokorny
Wow. Josh Gordon’s time in Cleveland is over.
Saturday night, Browns GM John Dorsey made the stunning announcement that the organization will released Gordon on Monday:
Browns to release WR Josh Gordon
Statement from GM John Dorsey: pic.twitter.com/bQmWraH8Nr
We all know about the chance after chance that this organization has given Gordon. He returned last week and caught the game-tying touchdown pass at the end of regulation, his only catch of the game. Saturday morning, he was mysteriously ruled “out” for this week’s game against the Saints due to a “hamstring” injury. Was that even true? Who knows, now — I’m sure we’ll know more soon.
If Gordon isn’t in trouble, one would assume that a few teams will call Cleveland to offer conditional draft compensation for him.
I don’t know what to think. One second, I’m thinking about a whole glorious season of Jarvis Landry and Gordon, and the next...it’s just, over. So much talent, and I thought finally, after years of waiting, it was going to pay off. What an empty feeling to have.
Is Dez Bryant still answering his phone?
UPDATE: Although vague, here is what Ian Rapoport and Jay Glazer are saying on the...