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The new-look Cleveland Browns are still dealing with the same old off-field drama. But WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto says one thing has changed: How the team is handling it. 

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After five seasons and playing just 11 games, the Josh Gordon saga is over in Cleveland. The Browns have traded Gordon to the New England Patriots.  The team had been patient with Gordon, whose battle with addiction has kept him sidelined for the bulk of his career.

WKSU commentator Terry Pluto explored why New England is taking a chance on the troubled athlete.

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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is getting what’s likely to be his final chance to play in the NFL. Gordon returned to Berea Tuesday after being conditionally reinstated by the league. He’s been suspended over and over again during his pro career for substance abuse issues.

WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says the team needs to go slow with his return.

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  The Cleveland Browns begin their fresh start this week, as training camp opens on Friday in Berea. The team that switched coaches and executives in the off-season has been overshadowed lately by the champion Cavs and the first-place Indians. However, the Browns returned to the spotlight this week when the NFL allowed suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon to return to the team.  

WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says this is likely Gordon's last chance to prove himself to the Browns.