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Ryan Hannable
September 18, 2018 - 8:44 am
The Jaguars took Rob Gronkowski completely out of Sunday's game, limiting the receiver to just two catches for 15 yards. It was the fourth-fewest receiving yards of his career (min. 40 snaps), which speaks to the job the Jacksonville defense did against him. It appeared the unit had a number of...
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Ryan Hannable
September 17, 2018 - 8:32 pm
On Monday, the Patriots acquired wide receiver Josh Gordon in a trade with the Browns. When on the field, Gordon is one of the most gifted receivers in the game, but after recording 1,646 yards in 2013, he's played in just 11 games since due to off-field issues. Given the Patriots' current lack of...
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Ryan Hannable
September 17, 2018 - 7:52 pm
Let’s get this out of the way: There’s nothing wrong with the Patriots trading for Josh Gordon. It’s the classic low-risk, high-reward trade the Patriots have been known for over the years. Given the current state of the wide receiver position, why not take the risk? But, that is the bigger point...
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Alex Reimer
September 17, 2018 - 6:36 pm
The Patriots have made 28 transactions at wide receiver since the start of the league year, but no move compares to the magnitude of the Josh Gordon trade. New England sent a fifth-round pick to the Browns Monday to acquire the troubled wide receiver, who’s only played in 11 games since 2013. The...
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Ryan Hannable
September 17, 2018 - 6:30 pm
Surprise! There was another Patriots transaction involving a wide receiver Monday, except this time it may have been the biggest yet, as the team traded for troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon. Since the new league year began in March, the Patriots have made 28 transactions at the position. Going...
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Ryan Hannable
September 17, 2018 - 6:01 pm
The biggest story on Monday was the Patriots trading for wide receiver Josh Gordon in a deal with the Browns. Prior to Bill Belichick joining Ordway, Merloni & Fauria for his weekly appearance, both teams announced the deal via press releases. Even though that happened, Belichick wasn't...
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Josh Gordon
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John Tomase
September 17, 2018 - 4:47 pm
There are two schools of thought on Josh Gordon: 1. His lack of professionalism is appalling. Acquiring him sends a terrible message to the rest of your team about accountability. He doesn't deserve any more chances. Let him be someone else's problem. 2. JOSH GORDON, BAY-BAYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!! Put me...
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Ryan Hannable
September 17, 2018 - 4:34 pm
In a bit of a stunner, the Patriots have traded for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Patriots will send the Browns a 2019 fifth-round pick and get back a 2019 seventh-round pick if he is not active for 10 games. The deal was supposed to be for a sixth-round...
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Ryan Hannable
September 17, 2018 - 3:34 pm
Perhaps, the Patriots are making a big move to address their wide receiver problem. According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport , the Patriots are close to a deal to acquire Browns receiver Josh Gordon. The report adds it's not official, but headed that way. Gordon caught 87 passes for 1,646 yards and...
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John Tomase
September 17, 2018 - 3:25 pm
Count former Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich among those who want no part of Josh Gordon. Appearing in studio with Dale & Keefe on Monday following Sunday's 31-20 loss to the Jaguars, Ninkovich sparred with co-host Rich Keefe over whether the Patriots should make a bid for the mercurial...
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