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Cleveland Browns large receiver Josh Gordon mentioned “he’s had something in his system for ‘probably every game of his career,'” per Clay Skipper of GQ.
Skipper famous the information in a Monday profile, mentioning Gordon hasn’t performed a sport because the 2014 season and missed 51 of Cleveland’s final 56 contests “because of struggles with substance abuse.”
Gordon has performed 35 video games for the Browns, all within the 2012, 2013 and 2014 seasons.
This information comes after the Browns introduced he’ll report back to the workforce Tuesday.
Having one thing in his system whereas enjoying did not cease Gordon from tallying spectacular numbers. He performed all 16 video games as a rookie in 2012 and posted 805 receiving yards and 5 landing receptions after which appeared nicely on his method to superstardom with 1,646 receiving yards and 9 landing catches in 2013.
However, he performed simply 5 video games in 2014.
Marc Sessler of NFL.com broke down the state of affairs, noting the NFL introduced Gordon—who’s on the Commissioner’s Exempt List—was reinstated on a conditional foundation and may begin working towards once more on Nov. 20. He will probably be eligible to affix the lively roster on Nov. 27, though such a transfer could be on the Browns’ discretion.
In concept, Gordon might be out there for Cleveland’s closing 5 video games of the season.
According to Sessler, Gordon mentioned he entered a rehab facility final October to “gain full control of my life.”