The Patriots acquired Gordon from the Browns on Sept. 17. 

By Michael Shapiro
September 30, 2018

Josh Gordon took the field for the Patriots on Sunday, making his first appearance with New England after missing last week with a hamstring injury.

The 2013 All-Pro receiver was acquired by New England on Sept. 17, when the team traded a fifth-round pick to Cleveland in the deal. The Browns announced their intent to release Gordon on Sept. 15 after he suffered a hamstring injury during a promotional photoshoot

Gordon's appearances on the field have been few and far between in his NFL career. The former second-round pick in the supplemental draft has played in just 11 games since the start of the 2014 season, serving multiple suspensions for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Gordon quickly provided a boost to a Patriots offense that had uncharacteristically struggled through the season's first three weeks, hauling in a redzone reception to set up a New England field goal. 

You can watch Gordon's grab below:

Gordon's catch set up the Patriots' first score of the game on Stephen Gostkowski's 20-yard field goal.

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