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Josh Gordon has apparently passed over 70 drug tests, blaming failed drug test on second-hand smoke

According to ProFootballTalk.com,  Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has hired the same lawyer that Richard Sherman hired to beat his alleged failed drug test. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Gordon landed in Stage III of the program last year as part of a negotiated two-game suspension for the use of cough syrup that contained codeine.  Once in Stage III, a player...
Via Pro Football Zone
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon’s legal team to focus on disparity between ‘A’ and ‘B’ bottle tests

Josh Gordon’s legal team will argue in a hearing Friday that the Cleveland Browns wide receiver’s test results were caused from second-hand marijuana smoke, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Josh Gordon will dispute test results, as @profootballtalk also reported, and argue they came from 2nd-hand smoke. http://t.co/E2YWeSmO7g — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 29, 2014 Gordon...
Via Sports-Glory
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon has reportedly passed 'at least 70 drug tests'

We found out recently that Josh Gordon hired Richard Sherman’s lawyer to help handle his appeal with the NFL. In that case Maurice Suh called into question the specimen collection process and created doubt around the “he-said, he-said” case between the player and the collector. Now, Pro Football Talk is reporting what Josh Gordon’s strategy heading into the appeal on August...
Via Waiting For Next Year
16 hours ago  |  1 Comment

Browns Owner Said He Expected Better From Johnny Manziel During Offseason

The Cleveland Browns were reportedly disturbed by rookie QB Johnny Manziel’s “partying” during the offseason. Whether that will impact Johnny in camp – and if he can earn the starting role – remains to be seen. First, the Browns were reportedly ”stunned” by Johnny Manziel’s nonstop partying. Days later, Manziel, the team’s 2014 first-round pick, told reporters...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas: Brian Hoyer is a lot like Tom Brady

Browns left tackle Joe Thomas gave Brian Hoyer quite the compliment on Monday. “He’s a lot like Tom Brady,” Thomas said, per Cleveland.com. “When you look at the way he competes and the way he demands the most out of everybody around him, it’s no coincidence that those guys played together.  (Hoyer) has a lot of those same mental attributes and that’s a great thing for...
Via Pro Football Zone
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Michigan State QB Brian Hoyer outplaying Manziel

It’s happening. According to multiple reports, including this one by Pat McManamon of ESPN, former Michigan State quarterback Brian Hoyer is solidly outplaying his counterpart, Johnny Manziel, for the Cleveland Browns starting quarterback job. “I think Brian’s been phenomenal,” Browns GM Ray Farmer says in the article. “He’s handled it like a pro, which is what you would...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon could get off on a technicality

This is a rumor that hasn’t even reached the Twittersphere but if something of this magnitude escapes the lips of Chris Mortensen, it’s worth getting excited about. Mortensen let it slip on NFL Live on ESPN that there are people in the league that think Gordon can get out of his year long suspension due to a technicality. Josh Gordon recently hired attorney, Maurice Suh, who...
Via cover32 - Browns
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas compares a current Browns QB to Tom Brady?

TweetThere’s a ton of hype surrounding the Cleveland sports scene. For one, the Cavaliers landed that James guy in free agency. Likewise, the Browns drafted high-profile Johnny Manziel to battle with Brian Hoyer for the starting QB role. Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, speaking to the media after practice Monday, claims one of the Browns QBs has a lot of the same characteristics...
Via Los That Sports Blog
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Terrance West Be the Cleveland RB to Own This Season?

Written by numberFire (@numberFire) One of the first hires that Mike Pettine made after being named the head coach of the Cleveland Browns was bringing in offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. The ex-Washington coordinator has been groomed from the first time he could watch television to coach in the NFL, and has done just that being named the youngest offensive coordinator in the...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: West and Hoyer shine in camp

The Cleveland Browns are just getting started with their 2014 training camp, but there are a few players who have already stolen the show.  Social media phenom Johnny Manziel is NOT one of them.  Cleveland native Brian Hoyer and former Towson star Terrance West are the two players that everyone has been talking about through the beginning of camp.  Everything can change from...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Without Josh Gordon, Anthony Armstrong may be the Browns’ most important receiver

As the offseason progresses more and more, the reality begins to set in day-by-day that the Browns must go all of next season, or at least the majority, without star wide receiver Josh Gordon. Therefore, someone (Dear God someone), must step up and at least make his absence less noticeable, because no one player will completely make-up his stats. But, the $100 million question that...
Via cover32 - Browns
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson calls Johnny Manziel 'cocky,' and Brian Hoyer has a 'quiet swag about him'

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson likes both options the team has at the quarterback position, and feels the club can't go wrong with either one. "Johnny – Oh my God – I love Johnny,'' Burleson said, via Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com. "I do. Johnny's for real. I like confident quarterbacks. I like guys that are borderline cocky. Both...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns issue statement on status of Jason Pinkston

Jason Pinkston was not in camp yesterday with the Browns. As the day wore on and as media asked media relations folks first, coach Mike Pettine second and GM Ray Farmer third with very little comment, it turned into a small issue. Pinkston is one of the nicest and most outgoing Cleveland Browns on social media and in person. Fans were deeply concerned about him when he was dealing...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No news is good news for the Cleveland Browns

Johnny Manziel hasn’t been great, Brian Hoyer has been ehhh and Anthony Armstrong has been strangely impressive but the most important news out of the first weekend of camp is not about a single player. It’s about health. The Browns have remained relatively healthy for the first few days (knock on wood) and after seeing what the San Francisco 49ers have gone through we should...
Via cover32 - Browns
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns think Manziel has regressed, worry about partying

In a topic that’s been beaten to death, even on these very pages, we have something of an update. Mary Kay Cabot is reporting from sources within the Browns that they are “stunned” by Johnny Manziel’s non-stop antics during this off-season. Manziel regressed in practice after the first week of organized team activities, and some in the organization attributed it to too much...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  5 Comments
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