Patriots, Browns Complete Josh Gordon Deal

On Wednesday morning, Bill Belichick told reporters that the Josh Gordon trade was not yet completed, despite the deal being announced by both the Patriots and Browns. Now, the deal is official.

Gordon suited up for Pats practice after the Browns agreed in writing to send a seventh-round pick to New England along with the talented wide receiver. In return, the Browns will receive a fifth-round pick, one that reportedly comes with no strings attached.

Given Gordon’s immense potential, the trade haul for the Browns is underwhelming, to say the least. However, the Patriots’ offer was said to be the best of the bunch after the club discussed Gordon with a number of other teams, including the Jets and 49ers.

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6 comments on “Patriots, Browns Complete Josh Gordon Deal

  1. PeterDipersio

    Good trade! I hope Gordon works out and I hope Gordon realizes that if he is a team player, he has the possibility of playing in the Super Bowl and getting a ring

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  2. driftcat28

    If Gordon suits up for at least 3 games then I think it’s a good deal

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    • crosseyedlemon

      Kinda reminds me of that scene in the Godfather where Sonny takes about a million bullets. Overkill in the extreme.

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  3. dcahen

    Another Aaron Hernandez in the making. I can see Robert Kraft now, “I really thought the Patriot Way would change him.”

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