AP Source: Browns WR Josh Gordon fails another drug test (Yahoo Sports)

Latest NFL News: AP Source: Browns WR Josh Gordon fails another drug test (Yahoo Sports)

Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon (12) before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. The Panthers won 17-13. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

A person familiar with the situation says troubled Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has failed another drug test. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday on condition of anonymity because of the confidentiality of the testing, says Gordon could be banned by the NFL for one year. Gordon has twice been suspended for substance-abuse violations. ESPN, citing anonymous sources, first reported Gordon’s failed test.

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Browns "disappointed" by report Gordon failed drug test (Yahoo Sports)

Latest NFL News: Browns "disappointed" by report Gordon failed drug test (Yahoo Sports)

Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon (12) before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. The Panthers won 17-13. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

The Browns say they are disappointed about a report that troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon has failed another drug test and could be facing a one-year NFL ban. ESPN, citing anonymous sources, first reported Gordon’s failed test. Pro Football Talk said Gordon tested positive for alcohol. In a statement on Sunday, the Browns declined further comment due to ”the confidential nature of the NFL’s substance abuse policy.” The Browns said they have not been notified by the league of a failed test.

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Browns "disappointed" by report Gordon failed drug test (Yahoo Sports)

Latest NFL News: Browns "disappointed" by report Gordon failed drug test (Yahoo Sports)

Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon (12) before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. The Panthers won 17-13. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

The Browns say they are disappointed about a report that troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon has failed another drug test and could be facing a one-year NFL ban. ESPN, citing anonymous sources, first reported Gordon’s failed test. Pro Football Talk said Gordon tested positive for alcohol. In a statement on Sunday, the Browns declined further comment due to ”the confidential nature of the NFL’s substance abuse policy.” The Browns said they have not been notified by the league of a failed test.

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Belichick on deflated balls: 'We try to do everything right' (Yahoo Sports)

Latest NFL News: Belichick on deflated balls: 'We try to do everything right' (Yahoo Sports)

New England Patriots football head coach Bill Belichick speaks during an NFL football news conference at Gillette Stadium, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass., where he defended the way his team preps its game balls. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Saying his team ”followed every rule to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating. ”At no time was there any intent whatsoever to try to compromise the integrity of the game or to gain an advantage,” Belichick said in an unscheduled availability on Saturday afternoon, eight days before the Patriots will play the Seattle Seahawks for the NFL championship. Anything that’s close, we stay as far away from the line as we can.” Speaking once again with authority on a topic he previously professed ignorance of, Belichick said the team conducted an internal study on the process of getting game balls ready. I’m not an expert in football measurements,” Belichick said.

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Belichick on deflated balls: 'We try to do everything right' (Yahoo Sports)

Latest NFL News: Belichick on deflated balls: 'We try to do everything right' (Yahoo Sports)

New England Patriots football head coach Bill Belichick speaks during an NFL football news conference at Gillette Stadium, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass., where he defended the way his team preps its game balls. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Saying his team ”followed every rule to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating. ”At no time was there any intent whatsoever to try to compromise the integrity of the game or to gain an advantage,” Belichick said in an unscheduled availability on Saturday afternoon, eight days before the Patriots will play the Seattle Seahawks for the NFL championship. Anything that’s close, we stay as far away from the line as we can.” Speaking once again with authority on a topic he previously professed ignorance of, Belichick said the team conducted an internal study on the process of getting game balls ready. I’m not an expert in football measurements,” Belichick said.

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