Troubled WR Dealt To Patriots

Troubled WR Dealt To Patriots

NEW ENGLAND -- Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was traded to the New England Patriots on Monday

The Browns released Gordon after he showed up late at the team's training facility Saturday. 

Cleveland received a fifth-round draft pick for Gordon who they drafted in 2012. 

Gordon played in the Browns’ season opener against Pittsburgh, but he reported to the team on Saturday with an unexplained hamstring injury after practicing all week. 

“He is gone now,” coach Hue Jackson said.

“We’ve done all we can do for Josh,” said Jackson, who didn’t provide any specifics about Gordon’s issues over the weekend. “We tried to provide the right environment. It just didn’t work out. Sometimes you just need a change of scenery and hopefully things work out for Josh.”