Josh Gordon Remains a Valuable Fantasy Asset Despite Presence of Brandon Weeden

October 12, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Josh Gordon is a major factor for the Cleveland Browns. The team is 3-0 since he returned to the lineup, and he's established himself as a reliable contributor for fantasy football owners. That shouldn't change when Brandon Weeden assumes the starting role under center once again.
Gordon was quickly developing a nice rapport with Brian Hoyer, who was finally providing the Browns with some stability at the quarterback position. But he suffered a season-ending ACL injury, so Weeden is back at the controls of the offense.
Through three games, the Baylor product has reeled in 18 passes for over 300 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Those numbers equate to 43 fantasy points, or more than 14 per week. The top fantasy wide receiver, Dez Bryant, is averaging 15 points per week.
While the presence of Weeden leading the offense is likely going to prevent Gordon from putting up those elite stats moving forward, he should still receive more than enough targets to maintain a spot in mo...

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