Josh Gordon Officially Listed as a Starter on the Browns Depth Chart

Annette Crawford
September 16, 2018

Cleveland hopes to create more opportunities for star wide receiver Josh Gordon, who hauled in just one pass on three targets during Sunday's 21-21 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Hue Jackson has made quite a big deal out of saying that it was a "mistake" due to "miscommunication." Now, it appears Gordon will get the official go-ahead and be on the field to start the game this coming Sunday for the Cleveland Browns. He has to continue to work to begin in the right spot.

The Saints await this week in New Orleans and they're a flawless example of a good team finding a way to get the ball into the hands of their top playmaker.

"Physically I felt great", he said.

Gordon did not know he was going to start until that play.

The most dynamic player on Cleveland's roster, the former Pro Bowler figured to be a major element in the game plan, yet was only targeted three times by quarterback Tyrod Taylor.

"I think I heard one of the coaches mention it during pregame, but I wasn't really too sure about it, that didn't really make sense at the time", he said.

"We can do a better job of getting him the ball and getting him opportunities to make plays", Taylor said.

"Definitely wish some things could just be altered in the course of the game", Gordon said September 12 as the Browns ramped up preparation for the September 16 game in New Orleans. Jackson said he was putting his foot down, and Gordon would not get any preferential treatment. "I'm just going to keep on running until I have the opportunity".

The 27-year-old, who had only played in 10 games since 2014 because of substance-abuse suspensions, said the extra workload was needed. To a certain extent, Jackson said, that starts with getting Gordon and the Browns' playmakers the ball more.

The other ball thrown in Gordon's direction came early in the fourth quarter, but Steelers cornerback Artie Burns was flagged for pass interference giving the Browns 18 yards. "It's always going to fall on the head coach or the quarterback in some type of way but we all know that's not the case".

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