Jimmy Haslam says Josh Gordon hasn't accepted responsibility

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam was critical of wide receiver Josh Gordon.

Gordon is suspended for the entire season for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy. He tested positive for alcohol.

“We have the responsibility to get the most out of our players and take care of them. He’s failed to accept responsibility,” Haslam told reporters. “At a certain point in time, an individual’s got to do what’s right. We hope he can get his life together.”

Browns general manager Ray Farmer had a similar take.

“Throughout his career we have tried to assist him in getting support like we would with any member of our organization,” Farmer said in a statement. “Unfortunately our efforts have not resonated with him.”

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.