The Daily Dawg Tags bring you all the Cleveland Browns news you need to know including the expectations for Josh Gordon during the 2018 NFL Season
The 2018 NFL Season kicked off on Thursday night and it was about as ugly a game as anyone could have expected. Hopefully the Cleveland Browns don’t look as sloppy this Sunday as both the Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons did in the season opener.
Speaking of the Browns first game, the expectations in that one have been growing at a rapid pace. Fans and members of the media have all been high on the potential for Cleveland this season thanks to many new faces brought in by GM John Dorsey.
It’s not just the new guys that have hopes rising. There’s still a familiar face that’s been in the Land for several years that has people excited — Josh Gordon.
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Gordon’s story is one well known by any fan and he’s ready to hit the field after missing most of training camp and the entire preseason. Even with the time away, expectations for him are great as he will play in Week 1 for the first time since his rookie season of 2012.
That story and more can be found in today’s editions of the Daily Dawg Tags.
Cleveland Browns News
"The Browns have lost 13 consecutive season openers, a streak that dates back to 2004. It’s a streak they would like to see end on Sunday against Pittsburgh.Ending that streak will be a monumental task. Another season opening streak is likely to end: Josh Gordon has missed five Browns openers in a row."
Even with all the new faces on this roster, Gordon will be huge in determining the success of this offense. He’s their most accomplished deep threat and has proven in the past he can dominate when he gets rolling.
"Every team wants to win its opener.Many teams need to win the opener.But the Browns are a team that desperately needs to erase the zero from the win column — as soon as they can. Eliminating the zero would lift a burden that figures to grow heavier each week. It would end the questions about going winless. It would allow the coach and players to take a deep breat"
The Browns added some depth to their defensive line by claiming Anthony Zettel — just released by the Detroit Lions. What kind of player are they getting in the former Penn State defensive lineman?
Could the Browns still look to add high-profile free agent Dez Bryant? Dan Justik looks at the possibility of that happening, and why interest could grow following the first game of the season.