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Josh Gordon visiting Titans: Former Chiefs WR looking for next opportunity, per report

Scott R. Galvin-USA TODAY Sports activities

The Tennessee Titans traded away star extensive receiver A.J. Brown this offseason, and changed him with veteran Robert Woods and rookie Treylon Burks. They is probably not finished including on the receiver place, nevertheless, as NFL Media reported Wednesday that the Titans are internet hosting Josh Gordon on a go to. 

The Titans saved simply 5 extensive receivers on their preliminary 53-man roster, which led many to imagine common supervisor Jon Robinson would seek for one other. Terry McCormick of Titansinsider.com additionally studies that reserve wideout/particular teamer Racey McMath is coping with a hip harm that would land him on injured reserve.

Gordon was released by the Kansas City Chiefs this week because the workforce made its roster cutdowns. The 31-year-old caught simply 5 passes for 32 yards and one landing in 12 video games performed final 12 months. After parting methods with Gordon, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid made his ideas recognized on the beforehand troubled wideout.

“Pay attention, I am happy with Josh for all that he did. [It was] an actual pleasure to have him right here,” Reid mentioned Tuesday, via Pro Football Talk. “There’s an opportunity that he doubtlessly is again right here and if it does not work out elsewhere, however simply from a soccer standpoint but additionally even the larger image of issues, he actually did a heck of a job.”

Gordon burst onto the scene as a rookie with the Cleveland Browns, and really led the NFL in receiving in his second season again in 2013 with 1,646 yards and 9 touchdowns on 87 catches. Nevertheless, off-field points then derailed his profession, as Gordon was suspended 10 video games in 2014 for violating the league’s substance-abuse coverage, after which was suspended for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. He would play simply six extra video games for Cleveland earlier than being traded to the New England Patriots in 2018. Gordon additionally performed 5 video games for the Seattle Seahawks.

Gordon is not precisely in his prime at this level, however the Titans are clearly excited by a veteran who might doubtlessly assist Ryan Tannehill and the offense. 

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