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Warrant rescinded for Josh Gordon after complying in paternity case

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 23: Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns walks of the field after beating the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on November 23, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Browns won 26-24.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) Getty Images

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon had a warrant issued for his arrest on August 31 after failure to respond to subpoenas in a paternity suit in Cuyahoga County.

According to Pat McManamon of, Gordon has now complied with the order and the warrant has since been rescinded.

Gordon had been compelled to submit to a DNA test to determine whether he is that father of a now 1-year old girl. The mother filed the suit seeking child support from Gordon.

Gordon’s attorneys released a statement through the Browns saying he was unaware of the request by the courts until being informed on Wednesday.

“Mr. Gordon immediately made himself available to the Court when he was informed that his presence had been previously required,” attorneys Kevin Spellacy and Walter Edwards wrote in a statement. “He attended court [Wednesday] and a hearing was held.”

The league said Wednesday that the issue would not having any effect on Gordon’s status in regards to reinstatement following his four-game suspension to start the year.

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3 Responses to “Warrant rescinded for Josh Gordon after complying in paternity case”
  1. dws123 says: Sep 21, 2016 11:46 PM

    It would be hilarious if Gordon and Kessler just went off for the rest of the season

  2. pittsburghdamned says: Sep 21, 2016 11:57 PM

    “When you gonna come see yo baybay???

    Maybe Manziel was tasked with dropping off the check on the way to get them some weed, but pocketed it instead.

  3. All-American Voltron says: Sep 22, 2016 1:05 AM

    This woman must be desperate. after all who would want to admit in public their child is half Cleveland Brown …

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