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Josh Gordon of Cleveland Browns battling 'camp legs'

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The Cleveland Browns are hoping their version of "The Triplets" -- quarterback Brandon Weeden, running back Trent Richardson and wideout Josh Gordon -- can awaken an offense that's slept soundly for years.

All three are rookies, so don't expect it to happen overnight. After impressive starts, Richardson is going to have his knee examined and Gordon has hit a wall, according to The Canton Repository.

Coach Pat Shurmur mentioned Gordon among a group of players suffering from "camp legs" after nearly two weeks of practices: "His mind and body are battling right now," Shurmur said. "This is unlike anything he's ever been through."

The Browns used a second-round pick in last month's supplemental draft on Gordon, who was brought in to start -- but not yet. Greg Little and Mohamed Massaquoi were atop the most recent depth chart released by the Browns.

At 21, Gordon is the youngest player in Browns camp. He's raw and hasn't played in a year, but Cleveland's wideouts have been a disaster of late (the days of Braylon Edwards and Kellen Winslow Jr. both topping 1,000 yards feels like 25 years ago). The Browns will test him early.

We're still a month away from the opener, and "camp legs" aren't the end of civilization. Gordon is no guarantee, but he remains one of the more intriguing players on a Cleveland Browns team filled with young, unproven names.

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