Josh Gordon will probably part ways with the New
England Patriots in a week or two.
Gordon suffered a knee injury in the Week 6 game
against the New York Giants. He missed the game against the New York Jets, and
the Pats decided to put him on injured reserve.
It’s not a season-ending injury, and Gordon expects to
ESPN’s Josina Anderson provided an update on Gordon’s
“Sources close to WR Josh Gordon feel Gordon will be ready in 1 to 2 weeks, and at that time expect Gordon will be waived by the Patriots.”
Gordon thought he’d play on Sunday, but the team had other plans for him.
scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in March, has amassed 60
receptions for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns during his Patriots tenure,” Oliver Thomas wrote.
“It is a tenure that’s spanned 17 games after he landed by way of the Cleveland
Browns in a swap of fifth- and seventh-round selections last September. And it
is a tenure that’s been interrupted by an indefinite suspension for violating
the league’s substance-abuse policy from the middle of December until
the middle of August.”
“NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported
that the two bone bruises in Gordon’s knee are not considered season-ending. A
source also told TheMMQB’s Albert Breer that
the 6-foot-3, 225-pound wideout clocked 22 miles per hour on the treadmill
during a recent rehab session.”
Edelman was among the many to express disappointment following Gordon’s
“Yeah, it’s definitely tough,”
Edelman said. “I have been in that situation where you’re put on IR. It is
terrible for a guy just because you don’t get to play football with the team
this year. I feel for him. It’s an unfortunate situation that he had to be put
on IR. Now, we’ve got to worry about that guys who are in the room. That is
part of football. That is the crappy part about football, that these types of
things happen. Being able to compartmentalize and focus about what you have on
your plate right now. The task at hand right now is the Cleveland Browns. That
is part of this game.
“I wish him the best. I hope all his rehab and everything goes
well. I told him if you need anything I am here. Now, I am focusing on the