The Cleveland Browns did not like what they saw in wide receiver Josh Gordon on Monday night in the 24-23 loss to Washington.
Coach Mike Pettine said there were a couple plays when the team did not see the proper effort from Gordon.
"There were a couple plays where I think ... that we would have definitely wanted better effort," Browns coach Mike Pettine said of Josh Gordon.
"There were a couple plays where I think -- we just came out of the personnel meeting and talked about it -- that we would have definitely wanted better effort," Pettine said.
Gordon loafed on a couple of throws, dropping one from Brian Hoyer at about Washington's 10-yard-line, and he failed to reach behind him to make a catch he has made countless times in games and practices.
Pettine couldn't say if the looming decision on Gordon's appeal of his one-year ban for a positive drug test is affecting him, but he expects better. He said the coaches had spoken to Gordon about finishing plays stronger.