Chiefs outline Josh Gordon’s debut next Sunday against Bills

Chiefs outline Josh Gordon's debut next Sunday against Bills

30-year-old Josh Gordon will likely play against the Bills Sunday night at Arrowhead Stadium

KANSAS CITY – The Kansas city chiefs have promoted wide receiver Josh gordon from their practice squad to the active roster, the team announced Tuesday.

That means Gordon, 30-year-old, probably plays in front of the Buffalo bills Sunday night in Arrowhead Stadium.

The Chiefs signed last week to Gordon, who has not played in the NFL since 2019, and there were immediate signs from the team that the Chiefs they were eager to include him in the rotation.

“Every place he has been, he has dominated,” acknowledged the quarterback. Patrick Mahomes, “so it’s definitely exciting.”

The defensive back Tyrann mathieu compared to Gordon with wide receiver member of Hall of Fame, Calvin johnson.

“The guy looks like one of those guys where you see two guys on him and with everything and that you throw the ball at him,” he explained. Mathieu.

The head coach Andy Reid did not commit on Monday to activate Gordon this week, and said it would hang on the familiarity of Gordon with the offensive system.

“I don’t want to put him in a bad situation out there,” he said. Reid.

The Chiefs have been looking for a wide receiver who can play every shot next to Tyreek hill since they lost Sammy watkins as a free agent in the spring. They have provided significant minutes of play to Mecole Hardman, Demarcus Robinson and Byron pringle, but none of them have consistently responded to the Chiefs.

In a corresponding move, the Chiefs they placed the defensive end Joshua Kaindoh on the injured reserve list.

Gordon He was suspended indefinitely in December 2019 for violations of the league’s policies on substance abuse and performance enhancing substances. It was the sixth suspension for Gordon since the 2013 campaign, and fifth for some type of incident related to substance abuse, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

He requested his re-entry in a letter to the commissioner of the NFL, Roger Goodell, in July, and the NFLPA recommended that he be admitted. Your request was approved by Goodell Monday, a source said.

Gordon led the NFL in receiving yards in 2013, when he played for the Cleveland browns and had 1,646 receiving yards.

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