In Philadelphia, Gordon would team up with one of the best up-and-coming passers in the game in Carson Wentz, assuming the North Dakota State product returns from injury this season.
If Wentz can’t return, Nick Foles would also benefit from Gordon’s presence.
In Philly, Gordon could line up opposite of Alshon Jeffery, with Nelson Agholor occupying the slot and Zach Ertz at tight end. The possibilities are endless for Philly’s quarterback, whether its Wentz or Nick Foles.
Additionally, the Eagles would be prudent in acquiring Gordon just to avoid the real possibility of the 2013 Pro Bowler landing with the New England Patriots.
Gordon’s best year with the Browns came in 2013, when he caught 87 passes for 1,646 yards and nine touchdowns.
What makes the Eagles’ interest interesting is Dez Bryant‘s refusal to sign a contract for the 2018 season.
The wideout clearly feels spurned by the Cowboys, and it’s been reported he’d love to join a team in the NFC East, so that he can he can come back and haunt the Cowboys.
And while Gordon hasn’t played a whole lot, he’s still considered a player to be in his peak athletic years, while Bryant has slightly declined.
Bryant visited the Browns during training camp, but didn’t sign a contract. The wideout made it known that he had an offer from the Browns after being on taunted on Twitter that nobody wanted his services.
The Browns most likely offered Bryant a “Prove-it” deal, meaning a one-year contract for not a lot of money.
With Gordon on the outs, it’ll be interesting to see if Bryant re-considers now that opportunity has presented itself.