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Hue Jackson Issues Update On Star Wideout Josh Gordon

A general stadium view of FirstEnergy Stadium during the second half of the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: A general stadium view of FirstEnergy Stadium during the second half of the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 10, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Steelers defeated the Browns 21-18. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Josh Gordon is back with the Cleveland Browns after taking some time to work on his mental health. But after missing all of camp and most of his team's preseason games, it doesn't look like he'll be starting the season in the starting lineup.

Head coach Hue Jackson announced the news Monday, suggesting that while Gordon will likely play in the team's opener, he won't be a starter.

Gordon is also dealing with a hamstring issue, though that isn't expected to keep him off the field. Gordon was activated by the team this past Saturday.

Gordon, if healthy, immediately becomes the team's No. 1 threat. The Browns also have Jarvis Landry and rookie Antonio Callaway at wide receiver. They could be fairly formidable at the position.

Jackson reportedly said the team will have a "package" of plays for him. That makes sense, considering Gordon is playing catch-up from a playbook perspective.

Cleveland, which didn't win a game a season ago, looks to be much-improved on both offense and defense this year. With Tyrod Taylor and rookie Baker Mayfield at quarterback, they're expected to be much more competitive this season.

The Browns open up the 2018 campaign against the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 9.