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Saturday, July 5, 2014
Convicted felon paid Gordon's bond

By Pat McManamon

After his arrest for DWI early Saturday morning, Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon was freed on bond, which was paid -- according to Raleigh TV station WNCN -- by a gentleman named Haydn “Fats” Thomas.

Thomas is a convicted felon who is serving a suspended sentence on gun and drug charges in Durham, N.C. He also is the gentleman who rented the many cars driven by former North Carolina basketball player P.J. Hairston; those “extra benefit” rentals eventually led to Hairston being dismissed by the Tar Heels.

A brief internet search reveals all kinds of information on Thomas, who is close enough to Gordon to post his bond: