Browns Receiver Suspended for Cough Syrup

Josh Gordon
WR Josh Gordon has failed four different drug tests since 2010.

Josh Gordon will sit out the Browns' first two games because he failed a drug test. The second-year wideout had codeine in his system, which is banned by the NFL.

Gordon says he ingested cough syrup to medicate a strep throat.

The 6-3 receiver failed several drug tests for marijuana when he attended Baylor and Utah. He was arrested for marijuana possession in 2010.

in his rookie season, Gordon had 50 receptions for 803 yards and five TDs.

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