Patriots' Josh Gordon Reacts to Trade on Social Media

Posted September 21, 2018

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.

The Cleveland Browns trade Josh Gordon to the New England Patriots

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.

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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.

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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.

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Belichick also included the phrase "if it's done" when talking about the team's decision to trade for Gordon.