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Ravens are wary of the (deep) threat Gordon poses
Ravens are wary of the (deep) threat Gordon poses

When the Ravens last played the Cleveland Browns, Browns rookie wide receiver Josh Gordon played just 30 snaps, fewer than fellow rookie Travis Benjamin and little-used veteran wide receiver Jordan Norwood. With just one catch for 16 yards in a Ravens win, Gordon didn’t look like a receiver who was poised to break out. But in his next four games, Gordon caught 10 passes for 286 yards and four touchdowns. With 17 catches for 379 yards in his rookie year, he leads all qualifying players with an average of 22.3 yards per reception. And now that he has emerged and is a staple in the starting lineup, Ravens defenders are aware of the danger of letting Gordon, a second-round pick in the...