Daily Dawg Tags: Josh Gordon still awaiting reinstatement


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Wednesday, March 16.

Cleveland Browns:

Cleveland Browns: Josh Gordon still in limbo

"There has been a lot of noise surrounding the Cleveland Browns during the past week, but one player’s name has not been brought up often. Josh Gordon remains suspended by the NFL and is awaiting his chance at reinstatement. There still has been do exact date set for when a decision will be made, putting the team in a tough position."

Report: LB Demario Davis visiting with Cleveland Browns

"The Cleveland Browns are reportedly hosting free agent linebacker Demario Davis for a visit on Tuesday.Browns fans will remember Davis as he was one of two New York defenders that knocked quarterback Josh McCown out of the season-opening game with a goal line hit that left McCown with a concussion."

Dwayne Bowe earned a performance bonus for 2015

"The NFL established a system in 2002 to reward players who out-perform their contracts in a given year. The performance based pay program primarily serves to supplement players who are earning at or near the league minimum but who contributed to their teams in a way that is positively disproportionate to their salaries. For the 2015 season, the league’s 32 teams divided up a pool of $3.802 million to the players."

Does the AFC North fear Colin Kaepernick on the Browns?

"The Cleveland Browns are still traversing their decades-long journey to find the team’s franchise quarterback. While the Browns hold the No. 2 overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft and are widely expected to draft a quarterback, the team has turned its attention in recent days to San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick."

Johnny Manziel reportedly ignored advice from LeBron James (FanSided)

"It’s not very often you get the chance to get advice from one of the top athletes in all of professional sports when you are getting ready to head to the pros. Such was the case with free agent quarterback Johnny Manziel. After a college career that was highlighted by winning the Heisman Trophy as a redshirt freshman in 2012, Manziel dealt with the spotlight during his only other college season by continuously finding himself doing things that had people shaking their heads."

NFL News:

Pats trade Chandler Jones to Cards for Jonathan Cooper, draft pick (ESPN)

"The New England Patriots have traded Pro Bowl defensive end Chandler Jones to the Arizona Cardinals for guard Jonathan Cooper and a second-round draft pick. The Cardinals announced the blockbuster deal Tuesday, saying it will be completed pending physicals for both Jones and Cooper."

Why 49ers were smart not to sign Marvin Jones (Niner Noise)

"The 49ers’ prudent approach to free agency despite their mountains of cap space has drawn plenty of criticism but, while fans are right to be concerned over the lack of additions so far in the offseason, San Francisco’s front office should be applauded for resisting the temptation to make a splash in a diluted wide receiver market."

Broncos retain C.J. Anderson, match Miami’s offer (Predominantly Orange)

"It was first reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN, but running back C.J. Anderson confirmed it and will be coming back to Denver for the next four years.This is great news after the Broncos appeared to be doing absolutely nothing this offseason. They were letting their own players leave left and right, but getting C.J. Anderson back was as much of a statement as anything they have done this year."