Wide receiver Josh Gordon, who played in 12 games for the Chiefs last season, is not off to a good start in camp according to multiple reports.
Specifically, Gordon has struggled with drops.
Josh Gordon got good separation in a one on one but dropped the open pass.— PJ Green (@PJGreenTV) August 2, 2022
That’s been common for him throughout camp.#chiefs
Gordon, who turned 31 earlier this spring, was released by the Chiefs in January but re-signed to a reserves/futures contract in February.
The former Baylor standout has incredible physical abilities, but his off-field issues and multiple suspensions have led to a mostly lackluster career.
Gordon’s one big season came in 2013 with the Cleveland Browns when he caught 87 passes for 1,646 yards and nine touchdowns. He hasn’t even come close to replicating those numbers in the years since (he was suspended for three entire seasons after 2013).
At this point, Gordon is nothing more than a gamble for a team. And it doesn’t appear that he has much value. I’d be surprised if he makes the Chiefs’ 53-man roster.
Taking a chance on Gordon last year and this winter was a good idea by Kansas City due to his potential. But it seems clear that he’s not going to play a big role for an NFL team in 2022.
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