The trade of Josh Gordon from the Browns to the Patriots was just breaking on Monday afternoon. And while New England players were – as ever – brief in their remarks and speculation about Gordon’s potential with the team, a few shared some thoughts.
“It’s obviously known that he’s a freakish athlete,” said fellow Patriots receiver Phillip Dorsett. “We see what he does when he’s on the field, so I guess I’ll leave it at that, for now.”
Gordon faced the Patriots during his best season in 2013. In that game (which the Patriots won in slightly miraculous circumstances, 27-26), Gordon caught seven passes for 151 yards and a touchdown against Aqib Talib.
“He had a lot of yards, I do remember that,” said Patriots safety Duron Harmon. “He had a breakaway slant against Talib that showed the speed and athleticism. [He] had a lot of good catches with Talib all on him. I mean, we all know what type of player he is. Hopefully, he comes here and does a lot of those plays for us.”
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