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"Josh is 100 percent committed to the Cleveland Browns," Dorsey said. "The Cleveland Browns are 100 percent committed to him. He's had a great offseason. He's had great training. So you know what, let's just see what happens here. Let's see what happens. All I care about is let's respect his privacy. Let's see him move forward."

An NFL spokesman said earlier this week that Gordon has not been suspended again, and that there is no timetable on his return.

However, both Dorsey and coach Hue Jackson refused to answer whether they've received assurances from the league that Gordon is not facing further discipline.

On the eve of his third training camp, Jackson, who has not spoken with Gordon, wanted the focus on his available players.

"Obviously we'd like to have all of our players here. But at the same time we know things do come up," he said. "And I think as a staff we prepared for anything and everything. I think in my going on three years here I've seen it all. So I'm not surprised by anything that can happen. I think if we make it more than what it is.

"You're talking about a young man that's doing everything he can to put himself in the best position to be better in his life. And I think that's great for Josh. At the same time we have a football team to get ready Authentic Customized Jets Jerseys , and that's what we're going to do. All we can really worry about are the guys that are here and coach the guys that are here and get them better ????nd when Josh is ready to return he'll return."

With Gordon's status unclear, Dorsey said the team is considering Bryant, who is looking for a fresh start.

The 29-year-old developed into one of the league's most physical receivers during eight seasons with Dallas. He had three seasons of more than 1,200 yards receiving and led the NFL with 16 touchdowns in 2014.

However, he came up short of living up to the five-year, $70 million contract he signed four years ago. Bryant battled an assortment of injuries before the Cowboys let him go to gain salary-cap space.

Bryant has had some off-field issues, though nothing to Gordon's level, and his fiery temperament led to some well-publicized sideline rants. But with Cleveland's receiving corps reduced by Gordon's absence and a season-ending neck injury to Ricardo Louis, the Browns may be willing to overlook any baggage.

"I look at Dez as a very competitive, passionate person," said Dorsey, who has known Bryant for years. "That's how I look at a Dez Bryant."

NOTES: Rookie CB Denzel Ward signed his contract and reported in time for Thursday's first practice. Ward was the last unsigned player in Cleveland's rookie class. Top pick Baker Mayfield signed his $32 million deal Tuesday night. ... Dorsey and Jackson reiterated they will not rush Mayfield and that Tyrod Taylor is the club's starting quarterback.

TITANS (10-7) at PATRIOTS (13-3)

Saturday, 8:15 p.m. ET Youth Washington Redskins Jerseys , CBS

OPENING LINE – Patriots by 13

RECORD VS. SPREAD – Titans 8-7-1, Patriots 11-5

SERIES RECORD – Patriots lead 24-16-1.

LAST MEETING – Patriots beat Titans 33-16, Dec. 20, 2015

LAST WEEK – Titans beat Chiefs 22-21; Patriots had bye

AP PRO32 RANKING – Titans No. 11, Patriots No. 1

TITANS OFFENSE – OVERALL (23), RUSH (15), PASS (23)

TITANS DEFENSE – OVERALL (13), RUSH (4), PASS (25)

PATRIOTS OFFENSE – OVERALL (3), RUSH (27), PASS (1)

PATRIOTS DEFENSE – OVERALL (6), RUSH (10), PASS (7)

STREAKS Rams John Franklin-Myers Jersey , STATS AND NOTES -Patriots have won six straight against Titans. … This will be third playoff game between franchises who split first two postseason games. … Titans trying to reach AFC championship game for first time since January 2003. … Titans coming off first playoff win since January 2004. … Titans’ rally from 18-point halftime deficit against Chiefs is largest comeback on road in Super Bowl era and tied for second-largest playoff comeback by road team in NFL history. … Counting postseason, Tennessee is 7-1 in games decided by three or fewer points over past two seasons, tied with Pittsburgh for NFL’s best record in such games since start of 2016. … Titans had four sacks vs. Chiefs. … Titans ranked fifth in NFL in regular season in sacks. … Tennessee ranked fourth in NFL and first in AFC in run defense, allowing 88.8 yards per game. … Titans held NFL rushing leader Kareem Hunt to 42 yards on 11 carries in wild-card game. … Titans tied for eighth in NFL allowing 5.02 yards per play this season. … QB Marcus Mariota has five of his nine winning drives this season, last coming in wild-card win over Chiefs. … RB Derrick Henry set franchise postseason record with 191 yards from scrimmage vs. Chiefs. Henry ran for career-high 156 yards. Titans ran for franchise-record 202 yards. … Tennessee’s Mike Mularkey is 0-5 against Patriots and 0-6 against Bill Belichick as head coach. … Titans S Kevin Byard tied for NFL lead with eight interceptions in regular season. Byard led league with 10 takeaways. … Titans second in NFL for fewest penalties during regular season with 85. … Patriots are seeking berth in seventh consecutive conference championship game, which would extend their current record NFL streak. … This marks eighth straight year Patriots are hosting divisional round game, adding to their NFL record. … QB Tom Brady is 11-2 in 13 divisional-round games since 2002. He has completed 316 of 509 passes for 3,700 yards passing and 28 TDs in those games. … New England has 41 players with postseason experience, most of 2017 playoff teams. Fourteen Patriots players have played at least 10 playoff games. That’s more such players than 11 other playoff teams combined (13). … TE Rob Gronkowski has nine TD catches in playoffs, most by tight end in NFL history. … Patriots’ defense allowing 18.5 points per game, ranked eighth in NFL. … Belichick has 9-7 career record against Tennessee. … Brady has 6-1 career record against Titans, throwing for 13 TDs and one interception.



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