At about 8 am Sunday morning, ESPN's Adam Schefter made waves with the following tweet:
Cleveland fielding offers for and open to trading WRs Josh Gordon and Greg Little. At least one team has made a quality offer for Gordon.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 22, 2013
This news led many a Pats fan to wonder what it might take to get the talented-but-troubled receiver to New England. Of course, this was before Gordon caught 10 balls for 146 yards and touchdown in his season debut against Minnesota. After the game, Browns Coach Rod Chudzinski denied the trade rumors, but Gordon's eye-popping 19 targets scream that the team was showcasing the talented receiver.
So, should the Patriots make an offer to try to bring Gordon into the fold? In one word, no.
While the 22 year old Gordon has legitimate Pro Bowl potential, he is also one failed drug test away from a season-long suspension from the league. While the answer to that problem seems relatively simple (stop doing drugs), ...