Five years removed from one of the best seasons by any wide receiver in National Football League history, Gordon's raw skill alone is probably enough for the Patriots to get away with throwing him into play when they travel to Detroit this Sunday.
Belichick refused to talk about Gordon's off-field problems, but noted his new receiver was learning quickly.
Gordon has been limited in practice this week since the trade. He later referred to Gordon as a "smart kid" and said he has "picked up a lot" since coming to New England.
Boutique firm Robey Warshaw delivered Comcast's knockout blow for Sky
Comcast has won the long-running battle for control of Sky after beating Fox with a £30 billion bid for the broadcaster. That deal will bring Disney franchises such as the X-Men and hit shows like The Simpsons .
Belichick did say that Gordon has done well picking up the offense in his few days in New England, complimenting the receiver for his ability to work at learning the offense.
"[He's] really been eager to get in there and learn everything we're doing", Brady said Friday. On Friday, he said matter of factly, as usual, "Since the last time we met, we officially added Josh and Cyrus (Jones, re-signed) to the roster, so it's good to get them here". Everybody's out there working hard, trying to practice, do what they need to do to understand the playbook, understand routes, understand how we do things.
Appearing on Freakonomics Radio's The Hidden Side of Sports, Garoppolo revealed that he still texts with the New England quarterback.
Though that's nothing a duo like Brady and Belichick can't fix.