The final straw for the Cleveland Browns, according to one NFL insider, was Josh Gordon's lack of football shape. That was the big topic on the newest edition of "A Slice Of Sully", with WBZ-TV Sports producer Scott Sullivan skeptical that Gordon will turn his career around in a Patriots uniform.
Here would be my guess: the Patriots and Browns are haggling over which pick they're going to give up? If Gordon is active for 10 games, the Browns will receive a fifth-round pick, but if not it becomes a seventh-rounder. However the Patriots have yet to announce the signing and there has yet to be a corresponding move to make room.More news: India bans instant divorce by Muslim men
And on Sunday night's matchup with his protege, former Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, now head coach of the Lions, Belichick was slightly more loquacious.More news: Netflix scoops 23 Emmys, tying with HBO
The NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported on Wednesday that the team was interested in bringing Coleman back for the practice squad, and Ian Rapoport later tweeted that it's official. Both players suffered concussions in the Week 2 loss to the Jaguars.More news: Democrats Call for Delay to Kavanaugh Vote amid Sexual Assault Accusation
Belichick also included the phrase "if it's done" when talking about the team's decision to trade for Gordon.