BEREA, Ohio – With Josh Gordon back, quarterback Brian Hoyer has his favorite target again. The Browns want to make sure it's not his only one.
Gordon returned from his 10-game suspension on Wednesday, and Browns coach Mike Pettine joked the ball was "mysteriously" thrown in his direction throughout practice. Pettine said Hoyer was "like a kid with a new toy at Christmas" with Gordon around.
Pettine said Hoyer has to be careful not to have "tunnel vision" just because Gordon, who led the league with 1,646 yards receiving, is on the field.
Gordon was a little sore following his first workout, but Pettine said the star wide receiver is further along than the team expected.
As for Sunday's game in Atlanta, Pettine said it would be tempting to play Gordon for 75 snaps, "but I don't know if that's the most prudent approach."
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