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Sport Josh Gordon Admits Patriots’ Decision To Waive Him Was Surprising

17:20  10 november  2019
17:20  10 november  2019 Source:   nesn.com

Patriots Expected to Waive Josh Gordon Within the Next Couple Weeks

  Patriots Expected to Waive Josh Gordon Within the Next Couple Weeks The New England Patriots made a shocking roster decision this week, as they placed wide receiver Josh Gordon on injured reserve because of some lingering knee issues. © Patrick McDermott/Getty Images New England Patriots v Washington Redskins Apparently, Gordon was unaware of this and, with the Patriots using a minor injury designation, the team has to release him when he's healthy, which should be in a week or two.Sources close to WR Josh Gordon feel Gordon will be ready in 1 to 2 weeks, and at that time expect Gordon will be waived off the #Patriots.

When the Patriots placed Josh Gordon on injured reserve and the proceeded to waive him , fans were left stunned. The New England Patriots made a move that was surprising to fans just weeks ago, and it appears the player who got let go had a similar reaction as well.

What made the move surprising , however, was that Gordon , who injured his knee in Week 6 against the New York Giants, and then sat out Week 7 If Gordon gets waived and released from the IR, it's unlikely that he would go to the Kansas City Chiefs, for instance. The Patriots might have saved

The New England Patriots made a move that was surprising to fans just weeks ago, and it appears the player who got let go had a similar reaction as well.

a group of baseball players standing on top of a field: Oct 10, 2019; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon (10) is helped off of the field during the first half against the New York Giants at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports© Provided by New England Sports Network L.P. Oct 10, 2019; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon (10) is helped off of the field during the first half against the New York Giants at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

When the Patriots placed Josh Gordon on injured reserve and then proceeded to waive him, fans were left stunned. Now, the new Seattle Seahawks wide receiver says his feelings were along the same lines.

Report: Patriots release Gordon from injured reserve

  Report: Patriots release Gordon from injured reserve Report: Patriots release Gordon from injured reserveThe move has been rumored since the team placed Gordon on injured reserve due to a knee injury. The 28-year-old Gordon reportedly feels healthy enough to play, and will look to latch on with another team. He’ll be subject to the waiver process, however, meaning the teams with the worst records will get the first shot at claiming Gordon.

Josh Gordon will have a role in the Seahawks offense Monday against San Fran, with one source expecting him to play a fairly significant amount. Josh Gordon Admits Patriots ’ Decision To Waive Him Was Surprising .

The Patriots placed Josh Gordon on injured reserve Wednesday The Patriots placed Josh Gordon on injured reserve Wednesday, signaling the end of the receiver’s time in New England. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport followed up to report the Patriots are expected to waive Gordon when he is

Gordon admitted to the Seattle Times' Bob Condotta that the decision surprised him, but that he understands the business side of things

"But we all know it's a business," Gordon said. "Your time can be short-lived anywhere. You never know what could happen day to day in the NFL. But that was the decision they made and I’m glad to be here now, though."

Certainly a response that reflects "The Patriot Way" from Gordon, who now gets to play with his friend and MVP-candidate, Russell Wilson, in Seattle.

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Josh Gordon on track for debut with Seahawks .
RENTON, Wash. (AP) Josh Gordon didn't know where he'd land following his release from the New England Patriots last week. He did have one place in particular he wanted to end up. Gordon said Friday that he hoped he'd have a chance to play with Russell Wilson and that the two of them had long discussed the idea of playing together some day.''Me and Russ have been talking about it for a little while behind the scenes how nice it would be but here I am,'' Gordon said. ''I admire his game. I think maybe he respected mine mutually. I love the way he plays. It's as simple as that. He's just a great ball player.

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