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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon shedding old reputation for a better one
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon shedding old reputation for a better one

The confidence of star Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has kept pace with his rapidly increasing production this year. Gordon has overcome persistent early-season trade rumors, a two-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy and a revolving door at quarterback to emerge as one of the top receivers in the league. Despite playing with three different starting quarterbacks this season, Gordon has 64 catches for 1,249 yards and seven touchdowns, with four games still remaining. He ranks second in the NFL in receiving yardage, behind Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, and is just 41 yards shy of topping Braylon Edwards' single-season...

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