2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Ex-Baylor WR Josh Gordon Taken In Second Round

Despite missing the entire 2011 season, the former Baylor standout was grabbed early by the Cleveland Browns in Thursday's Supplemental Draft. TCU RB Ed Wesley was not selected.

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2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Josh Gordon Agrees To Deal With Browns

Former Baylor and Utah receiver Josh Gordon agreed to a four-year contract with the Cleveland Browns, according to The Sideline View.

The report says that the contract is worth $5.3 million, including $3.8 million guaranteed. Gordon was selected in the second round of the Supplemental Draft last week, earlier than many analysts expected.

Gordon was kicked off Baylor after the 2010 season due to a failed drug test. He transferred to Utah, but decided to enter the Supplemental Draft instead of returning to college football. Browns GM Tom Heckert didn't have any questions about Gordon's character after the draft. From The Sideline View:

"It's something that we really did our homework on, there's no question about it. We brought the kid in and met with him here then I talked to a zillion guys at both Baylor and Utah. To be honest with you, I couldn't find anybody to say one bad thing about the kid,"

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2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Josh Gordon Excited To Join Cleveland Browns

Former Baylor and Utah receiver Josh Gordon was selected in the second round of the 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft on Thursday, earlier than many expected.

The Browns are thin at wide receiver, so they opted to give up a second round pick to select Gordon, who was very excited to head to Cleveland.

The comparisons to Kosar come because the former quarterback was selected by the Browns in the 1985 Supplemental Draft and played for more than a decade in the NFL.

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2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: TCU's Ed Wesley Goes Undrafted

The 2012 NFL supplemental draft came and went with only former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon was drafted, and he went to the Cleveland Browns in the second round.

TCU Horned Frogs running back Ed Wesley was widely considered to be the second best player in the draft and had a chance of getting drafted, but all of the NFL teams passed on Wesley.

Pro Football Talk speculated that it was Wesley's height and 40-yard time that had NFL teams lose interest:

Former TCU running back Ed Wesley was generally considered the second-best player in this year's supplemental draft, but after he measured 5-foot-8 and weighed 196 pounds, and ran the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds, we weren't expecting him to be selected.

The next step for Wesley is to try to sign as an undrafted free agent with a team, but he will be behind in learning a teams playbook since he did not take part in mini camps. Now only has one shot if he gets picked up by a team for their training camp.

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NFL Supplemental Draft 2012: Cleveland Browns Take Josh Gordon In Second

In a slight surprise, former Baylor WR Josh Gordon was taken in the second round of the NFL's Supplemental Draft by the Cleveland Browns, one round before most analysts expected him to go.

Gordon, who was kicked off Baylor's team after the 2010 season, ended up transferring to Utah before a quad injury knocked him out of the 2011 season.

His combination of size and speed at 6'3 225, as well as his production in the Bears wide-open spread offense, intrigued scouts for all 32 NFL teams, although there were some concerns about his route-running ability and transition to a more conventional pro-style offense.

Cleveland gave up a second-round pick in 2013 to acquire Gordon, so he'll be expected to step in immediately and give some production on the edge for former Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden or Texas QB Colt McCoy.

TCU RB Ed Wesley, who was widely viewed as the second-best player available, hasn't been selected so far, although most believe he'll be able to secure a training-camp invitation from an NFL team regardless.

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2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Josh Gordon Expected To Be Top Pick

Former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon, who left the team following the 2010 season after a drug violation, enrolled at Utah and never played, will almost certainly be the top if not only pick in Thursday's NFL Supplemental Draft. The Houston native has seen a lot of attention from NFL teams, including the Texans and Dallas Cowboys, both of whom need receiver depth.

SB Nation's Ryan Van Bibber predicts Gordon will go in the fifth round to Seattle, and will be the only pick on Thursday:

What catches your eye about Gordon right off the bat, besides the breathless proclamations of his status as the second coming of Calvin Johnson, is his size. Standing 6'3 and weighing 225 pounds, his body type matches up perfectly with what teams perceive as typical of a top receiver.

Remember, any team that takes Gordon gives up a corresponding pick next April, so expect a decent game of chicken to begin for those clubs seriously interested, and starting in the third round.

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2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: TV Info, Schedule And More

There's none of the round-the-clock television coverage or months of conjecture and strategy for the NFL Supplemental Draft that the regular incarnation enjoys every April, but the 2012 edition could feature a pick as high as the third round (former Baylor wideout Josh Gordon). There are eight prospects eligible, including former TCU running back Ed Wesley, if any team selects a player on Thursday, they'll forfeit that round's pick in the 2013 Draft.

There is no television coverage, however, the event begins at 12 p.m. CT and will be monitored by NFL.com, which will announce any picks. In 2011, only one pick was made - former Ohio State quarterback Terrell Pryor went to the Oakland Raiders in the third round, likely the highest round that Gordon will go in.

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2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Baylor WR Josh Gordon Is 'Overhyped'

The 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft will be held on Thursday, as NFL teams look to, well, supplement their current rosters with another crop of college players.

One of the players in the draft is Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon. Gordon held a very solid pro day for himself on Tuesday, running the 40 yard dash in 4.52 seconds. Despite the fact that he pulled a muscle, Gordon finished his workout and did not drop a single pass during his receiving drills.

Not surprisingly, Robert Griffin III, who was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, is lobbying for Washington to select his former teammate.

While the reports have seemingly been glowing, there are a few scouts who remain unimpressed by Gordon.

A fifth-to-seventh round wide receiver doesn't sound particularly inspiring, and typically, a player drafted in those rounds would need to contribute on special teams to crack an NFL roster.

We'll see where Gordon ends up soon, as the Supplemental Draft is scheduled for Thursday afternoon.

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NFL Rumors: RG3 Pushing For Redskins To Select Josh Gordon

The buzz surrounding the stock of former Baylor WR Josh Gordon has been increasingly steadily over the last few weeks among NFL front-office personnel as well as media members looking to generate some off-season traffic.

One long-time fan of Gordon is apparently his former college QB, Robert Griffin III, who is reportedly pushing the Washington Redskins front office to pick his former teammate in the NFL's Supplemental Draft on Thursday:

Griffin needs more weapons in Washington to accentuate his skills in the passing game, and Gordon's elite combination of size and speed could presumably help in that department.

However, this is one of the times that the Redskins mortgaging their future drafts to move up and select RG3 become a problem. If the team gives up another high-round pick in 2013 in order to take Gordon, they will have very little room to maneuver this off-season to fill whatever holes (and there will be some) the team has after RG3's rookie year.

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Josh Gordon Impresses At Pro Day

Baylor Bears wide receiver Josh Gordon continues to generate buzz leading up to the 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft. Gordon held his pro day workout on Tuesday at the Houston Texans training facility and at final tally, a full 21 NFL teams sent representatives to watch the workout.

Tony Pauline of Sports Illustrated reports that Gordon had a very solid performance. He performed 13 reps on bench press, displayed a 36-inch vertical jump, weighed in at 224 pounds and ran the 40 in 4.52 seconds. He appeared to hurt his quad during the run, but Adam Caplan followed up, clarifying that it was just a pulled muscle.

Gordon was able to run all routes during the workout, despite the pulled muscle and didn't drop any catches. It seems clear that at least one team will be willing to take a chance on him.

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Josh Gordon Has Pro Day Workout On Tuesday

The buzz surrounding Baylor Bears wide receiver Josh Gordon is only intensifying as the 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft approaches. Gordon is expected by many to go as high as the second round and scouts are in awe of his raw talent.

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Gordon will hold his pro day workout on Tuesday at the Houston Texans' training facility. Schefter and the official Buffalo Bills website have confirmed that the Bills will have scouts at Gordon's workout.

The Cleveland Browns and the Dallas Cowboys are also reported to have scouts present at the workout. This certainly bodes well for Gordon that so many of the teams involved in the supplemental draft are anxious to get a first-hand look on what he can bring to the table.

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2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Baylor's Josh Gordon Won't Be Around Long According To NFL Analysts

The 2012 NFl Supplemental Draft will take place on Thursday, July 12th, and one of the names on everyone's mouth is former Baylor wide receiver, Josh Gordon.

Analysts, like NFL Network Senior Researcher, Chad Reuter, expect Gordon to go early, as high as the second round in some cases:

The 6-3, 225-pound Gordon reportedly ran the 40-yard-dash somewhere in the 4.4 range. That's enough to keep a lot of teams interested in spite of the off the field issues that Gordon has had while in college.

He was suspended at Baylor for a marijuana arrest and was then suspended indefinitely prior to the 2011 season which ultimately led him to transfer to Utah. Still, with the lack of talent available, teams may be willing to take a flyer on him because he's a very talented player on the field.

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2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Baylor's Josh Gordon Won't Slip Past Third Round, According To A Report

Former Baylor Bears wide receiver Josh Gordon has made an impression with at least one unnamed NFC East team. Gordon is not expected to go for no less than a third round pick in Thursday's NFL supplemental draft, according to Pro Football Talk's Evan Silva.

That same source told Silva that they believe Gordon is a superior player to Baylor's other receiver Kendall Wright who was taken No. 20 overall in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans.

Then there is Sports Illustrated's Tony Pauline who is reporting that his sources are saying that Gordon was graded out as a first or second round prospect after his sophomore year in 2010.

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2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Josh Gordon's Workout Set For Tuesday

With the 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft set for Thursday, July 12, there's not a lot of time for the area players hoping to be selected to impress NFL teams.

Josh Gordon, a former Baylor WR who was suspended for the 2011 season by the Bears before transferring to Utah and never playing, will workout next Tuesday:

While his off-field behavior has been questionable, Gordon has the type of measurables that can really shine in a workout-setting and make teams more likely to ignore their concerns about his character.

A 6'3 220 WR who has been rumored to run a 4.3 40 doesn't need to be the most impressive person off the field to be an incredibly effective player on it.

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2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Ed Wesley, Josh Gordon Will Have Pro Days

Hoping to improve their stock in the usually unusual circumstances that accompany most players entering the NFL's supplemental draft, TCU's Ed Wesley and Bayor's Josh Gordon will both workout for scouts next week, similar to pro days held for the regular Draft each April:

Caplan reported that Wesley's workout will take place on Monday, while Gordon will work out on Tuesday. Locations for each, however, were not specified. Gordon never played for Utah last season after being suspended by Baylor for the 2011 season, while Wesley, through a TCU statement, said he was leaving "for family reasons."

Gordon has been projected as high as a fourth-round pick by Mel Kiper:

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Baylor's Josh Gordon To Enter NFL Supplemental Draft

There will be some Texas talent in the NFL Supplemental as former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon will join TCU running back Ed Wesley.

Gordon has not played since 2010 but still projects as an intriguing talent.

In his last season at Baylor, Gordon posted 42 receptions for 714 yards (17.0 average) with 7 touchdowns. He’s also capable of returning kicks.

Gordon, who has been clocked in the 40-yard dash at Baylor as low as the 4.3’s, could go as high as the first half of the Supplemental Draft based on his upside and play making ability.

His size (6-4, 225) also is ideal for the NFL. Although it has not yet been confirmed, numerous reports have the draft scheduled for July 12.

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TCU Running Back Ed Wesley To Enter NFL's Supplemental Draft

TCU Horned Frogs running back Ed Wesley left school do family reasons back in late May, but now he has officially put his name into the NFL's supplemental draft that is to take place in a few weeks.

There is no official date for the supplemental draft, however July 12 has been rumored, and so far Wesley is the only player who has entered. Wesley's agent Jordan Woy made the news official on June 29. There is rumored to be possibly up to 10 other players who will enter the supplemental draft, and one candidate is Wesley's teammate Tanner Brock.

Wesley shared a backfield for TCU this past year but was still able to rush for 726 yards which was good enough to rank fifth best in the Mountain West. His best season was his sophomore campaign where he scored 11 touchdowns and rushed for 1,078 yards.

Wesley also was named the Mountain West freshman of the year in 2009, and for his career he ran for 2,442 yards and averaged 6.3 yards per carry.

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TCU Running Back Ed Wesley Leaves Team For Family Reasons

Three-year starting running back Ed Wesley has decided to leave the TCU program due to family reasons.

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