Are Chiefs trying to trade for Josh Gordon

Dec 14, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall (29) at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Bengals beat the Browns 30-0. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 14, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall (29) at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Bengals beat the Browns 30-0. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports /
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Are the Kansas City Chiefs trying to trade for wide receiver Josh Gordon?

On Tuesday morning, a report surfaced that multiple teams were contacting the Cleveland Browns in hopes of trading for mercurial receiver Josh Gordon, according to ESPN. Gordon, who has not played an NFL snap since 2014. Gordon was suspended all of 2015 for repeated violation of the league’s substance abuse policy and is also banned the first four games of this campaign for the same reason.

So, are the Chiefs one of the team interested and if they are, should they be?

Kansas City could use another receiver. Yes, Chris Conley is in his second year and has developed nicely throughout the preseason. That said, he is far from a proven commodity. There is also Albert Wilson to consider, but he has never cracked 500 yards. Then again, Wilson remains a young guy entering his third year after being undrafted from small-school Georgia State.

Gordon came into the league out of the University of Baylor and absolutely lit up the night. After recording 805 yards on 50 catches in his rookie year of 2013, Gordon exploded for 87 catches for 1,646 yards. The yardage total led the league and his nine touchdowns helped him reach Pro Bowler status.

Since then, Gordon has played in five games and registered 303 yards. So, should Kansas City be pursuing him, considering all the off-field baggage?

I would stay far away. Hopefully Gordon has turned his life around, but he’s done nothing for two years. Despite being 25 years old, there is no guarantee Gordon ever captures his 2014 form again.

Additionally, the Chiefs actually have some quality receivers worth developing. Jeremy Maclin is an absolute stud and both Conley and Wilson are young, improving talents. Conley is especially intriguing considering his size and speed.

What say you, Addicts? Is Gordon worth the risk?