The league informed the player of their decision and the former All-Pro could be eligible to play in Week 4
The NFL has informed the wide receiver Josh gordon that is being reinstalled, league sources told Adam Schefter of ESPN this Friday, and the former All-Pro is expected to be eligible to play as early as Week 4.
Gordon it was indefinitely suspended in December 2019 by violations of league substance abuse policies. That was the sixth suspension from Gordon since the 2013 campaign and his fifth for some form of substance abuse, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
He presented his reinstatement letter to the commissioner of the NFL, Roger Goodell, in July and sources told Schefter last week that the NFL Players Association (NFLPA gave his recommendation for reinstatement.
“We are grateful that the NFL I appreciate the work that Josh has done and now he has earned another opportunity to be a part of this league, “stated the agent of Gordon, Zac Hiller, to Schefter. “We are proud of Josh and I know all the fans are looking forward to seeing him on Sundays.”
Gordon had been reinstalled conditionally by the NFL in December and was set to practice with the Seattle Seahawks in the final two weeks of the 2020 regular season before his reinstatement was terminated in January. Sources told Jeremy Fowler of ESPN at that time that Gordon had experienced a relapse in your recovery of substance abuse.
The 30-year-old wide receiver is vaccinated against COVID-19 and is said to be ready to play.
At the beginning of this year, Gordon He played for the Fan Controlled Football League Zappers with former Cleveland Browns teammate Johnny Manziel.
Drafted by the Browns in the 2012 supplemental draft, Gordon has appeared in more than six games just once since the 2013 campaign, when he led the NFL with 1,646 receiving yards.