Browns to release WR Josh Gordon

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According to NBC 5's and SportsDay contributor Jean-Jacques Taylor, Dallas now does not show any interest in adding Gordon. Even though Gordon had a hamstring injury in the preseason, the injury news seemed odd because the receiver had practiced all week and was not listed on the injury report.

Though Gordon is set to be released Monday, there still is a possibility the Browns will be able to trade him.

The Browns shocked the NFL Saturday when they announced they meant to release the brilliant but troubled Gordon amid reports that he injured his hamstring at a promo shoot and was "not himself" when he showed up to team facilities.

Gordon was previously ruled out for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints with a hamstring injury.

John Dorsey announced in a statement that the club on Saturday afternoon informed the super talented but oft-suspended pass-catcher that he'll be released on Monday. "We wish Josh well".

So while an 0-16 no longer wants Gordon after putting up with his troubles for six years, there's a handful of other teams that will happily accept his talent. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Gordon suffered the injury during a promotional shoot. Gordon, who played in five games last season, seeing his first action since 2014, caught one pass for 17 yards and a touchdown in last week's tie with the Steelers. He was also out for 2015 and 2016, before returning midway through last season.

The Browns selected Gordon in the 2012 supplemental draft despite his background of drug use in college at Baylor.

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