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Comeback route: NFL reinstates wide receiver Josh Gordon

Comeback route: NFL reinstates wide receiver Josh Gordon

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's curious & complicated career has taken a new turn.

He's getting yet another chance.

The talented yet troubled wide receiver has been reinstated on a conditional basis by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who met face to face with Gordon last week & said he believes the 25-year-old can ''make the right choices'' going forward.

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Comeback route: NFL reinstates wide receiver Josh Gordon

Comeback route: NFL reinstates wide receiver Josh Gordon

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's curious & complicated career has taken a new turn.

He's getting yet another chance.

The talented yet troubled wide receiver has been reinstated on a conditional basis by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who met face to face with Gordon last week & said he believes the 25-year-old can ''make the right choices'' going forward.

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Browns sign receiver Hartline hours before free agency opens

Browns sign receiver Hartline hours before free agency opens

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have officially signed wide receiver Brian Hartline, a rangy target who can assist offset the indefinite loss of Josh Gordon.

Hartline agreed to terms on a two-year, $6 million contract Monday. The Ohio native finalized the deal Tuesday hours before NFL free agency opened.

The 28-year-old Hartline had consecutive 1,000-yard seasons in 2012 & 2013 for Miami. He dropped to 474 yards last season, yet the Browns needed quality depth after Gordon, who led the league in yards receiving in 2013, was suspended one year for multiple violations of the substance abuse policy.

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Browns sign receiver Hartline hours before free agency opens

Browns sign receiver Hartline hours before free agency opens

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have officially signed wide receiver Brian Hartline, a rangy target who can assist offset the indefinite loss of Josh Gordon.

Hartline agreed to terms on a two-year, $6 million contract Monday. The Ohio native finalized the deal Tuesday hours before NFL free agency opened.

The 28-year-old Hartline had consecutive 1,000-yard seasons in 2012 & 2013 for Miami. He dropped to 474 yards last season, yet the Browns needed quality depth after Gordon, who led the league in yards receiving in 2013, was suspended one year for multiple violations of the substance abuse policy.

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Browns receiver Josh Gordon says he was caught drinking

Browns receiver Josh Gordon says he was caught drinking

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns receiver Josh Gordon said on Thursday that his latest trouble with the NFL results from having a few drinks with teammates.

Gordon said in an open letter on Medium (http://bit.ly/1tzbTik ) that he accepts responsibility for a failed alcohol test that could bring another suspension from the league. The 23-year-old receiver said he had two beers & two other drinks with teammates on a flight to Las Vegas on Jan. 2, after Cleveland's season ended.

The former Pro Bowler was suspended for last season after testing positive for marijuana, yet the penalty was reduced to 10 games. Gordon said that as part of the reduction, he agreed not to drink alcohol. He said he was tested for it when he received off the plane in Las Vegas.

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Browns receiver Josh Gordon says he was caught drinking

Browns receiver Josh Gordon says he was caught drinking

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns receiver Josh Gordon said on Thursday that his latest trouble with the NFL results from having a few drinks with teammates.

Gordon said in an open letter on Medium (http://bit.ly/1tzbTik ) that he accepts responsibility for a failed alcohol test that could bring another suspension from the league. The 23-year-old receiver said he had two beers & two other drinks with teammates on a flight to Las Vegas on Jan. 2, after Cleveland's season ended.

The former Pro Bowler was suspended for last season after testing positive for marijuana, yet the penalty was reduced to 10 games. Gordon said that as part of the reduction, he agreed not to drink alcohol. He said he was tested for it when he received off the plane in Las Vegas.

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AP Source: Browns WR Josh Gordon fails another drug test

AP Source: Browns WR Josh Gordon fails another drug test

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's troubles have deepened. He may be out of chances – & time.

The wide receiver for the Browns has failed yet another drug test, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday. Gordon, who has twice been suspended by the NFL for drug violations, could be banned for one year, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the confidentiality of the testing.

ESPN, citing anonymous sources, first reported Gordon's failed test.

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AP Source: Browns WR Josh Gordon fails another drug test

AP Source: Browns WR Josh Gordon fails another drug test

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says troubled Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has failed another drug test.

The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday on condition of anonymity because of the confidentiality of the testing, says Gordon could be banned by the NFL for one year. Gordon has twice been suspended for substance-abuse violations.

ESPN, citing anonymous sources, first reported Gordon's failed test.

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Browns suspend receiver Josh Gordon, Manziel late

Browns suspend receiver Josh Gordon, Manziel late

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon will end his troubled season just as it began – suspended.

The Browns' enigmatic wide receiver was suspended Saturday for missing a team walk-through & will miss the finale in Baltimore. Gordon, who led the NFL in yards receiving last season, served a 10-game suspension for repeated drug violations earlier this year.

A person familiar with the situation said Gordon was suspended for not showing up at a walk-through in Berea before the team flew to Baltimore. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not disclosed the reason for Gordon's punishment.

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Browns suspend receiver Josh Gordon, Manziel late

Browns suspend receiver Josh Gordon, Manziel late

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon will end his troubled season just as it began – suspended.

The Browns' enigmatic wide receiver was suspended Saturday for missing a team walk-through & will miss the finale in Baltimore. Gordon, who led the NFL in yards receiving last season, served a 10-game suspension for repeated drug violations earlier this year.

A person familiar with the situation said Gordon was suspended for not showing up at a walk-through in Berea before the team flew to Baltimore. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not disclosed the reason for Gordon's punishment.

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