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Staying Put: NFL trade deadline passes without Browns making deal for WR Josh Gordon

  • Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) celebrates his touchdown with teammate Greg Little (18) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

    Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) celebrates his touchdown with teammate Greg Little (18) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) breaks away from Detroit Lions defensive back Darius Slay (30) after a reception in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Cleveland. Gordon is tired of the trade rumors that have been whipping around him for weeks. With Tuesday's deadline approaching, Gordon could be down to his final days in Cleveland, where the front office insists it has not been shopping him to other teams. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

    FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) breaks away from Detroit Lions defensive back Darius Slay (30) after a reception in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Cleveland. Gordon is tired of the trade rumors that have been whipping around him for weeks. With Tuesday's deadline approaching, Gordon could be down to his final days in Cleveland, where the front office insists it has not been shopping him to other teams. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)  (The Associated Press)

The Browns and Josh Gordon are moving forward together.

With rampant trade speculation swirling around Gordon for weeks, the Browns decided to hold on to their talented wide receiver who has developed into one of Cleveland's top playmakers but whose off-field issues will continue to loom over the team.

When the NFL's 4 p.m. trade deadline arrived Tuesday, the Browns sent out official word that they did not make any deals. On Monday, coach Rob Chudzinski reiterated that team was not shopping Gordon or any other players. The Browns received calls on a number of players, but did not accept an offer.

The 6-foot-3 225-pound Gordon has 32 catches for 582 yards and three touchdowns in six games this season. He was suspended for the first two games for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.

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