Browns Reportedly Wanted 2nd-Round Pick in Potential Josh Gordon Trade

August 26, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cleveland Browns made their desire to keep wide receiver Josh Gordon in the fold clear publicly, but a new report suggests they set an asking price during trade discussions.
According to NFL Media's Mike Garafolo, Cleveland asked for "a second-round pick and then some" during negotiations.
After being suspended for the entire 2015 season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy, Gordon was reinstated in July and suspended for the first four games of the 2016 campaign.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, teams made inquiries about Gordon's availability during the ensuing weeks.
Despite that and the new report that the Browns had an asking price in place, head of football operations Sashi Brown told Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal on Thursday that trading Gordon wasn't a consideration: "Listening [to trade offers] is probably a mischaracterization. We've said all we needed to say about it. We're not looking to trade Josh."   <...

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