On the same day it was learned that Josh Gordoncould be facing a lengthy suspension for a positive drug test, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported wide receiver Nate Burleson underwent minor surgery after suffering a broken arm during Cleveland's first minicamp, according to a source informed of the situation.
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Burleson is expected to be sidelined until training camp.
As we've seen with Rob Gronkowski, the physical demands of being a pass catcher can make recovery from a broken arm tricky business. It doesn't help that Burleson is closing in on his 33rd birthday. Andrew Hawkins, Greg Little and Josh Cooper are going to get plenty of reps during offseason training activities.