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Josh Gordon 'humbly' returns to Browns after health absence

Josh Gordon kept his word and "humbly" returned to the Cleveland Browns.

All they can do is hope he stays clean.

The former Pro Bowl wide receiver, who has battled drug and alcohol dependence for much of his life, Saturday ended an extended absence from training camp to deal with his health and returned to the team.

Gordon has missed most of the past four seasons because of numerous violations of the NFL's substance-abuse policy, derailing a promising career.

He's back, but the Browns can't guarantee it will last.

"I'm confident that he's here and I think that's the most important part," coach Hue Jackson said Saturday....