Browns receiver Josh Gordon will likely be eligible to play once more in Week 13 after the longest of his a number of suspensions. By then, these suspensions could have totaled 56 video games.
Gordon was suspended for the primary two video games of the 2013 season for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse coverage and suspended the primary 10 video games of the 2014 season for one more violation. He was additionally suspended for the final recreation of 2014, though that suspension was by the Browns, not the NFL, for violating staff guidelines.
Gordon was then suspended initially of the 2015 season and hasn’t performed since. He missed all 16 video games in 2015, all 16 video games in 2016 and could have missed 11 video games in 2017 when he’s lastly eligible to play once more. Add up all these suspensions, and so they are available at 56 video games.
Players who’ve dedicated way more severe infractions than Gordon have usually acquired a lot, a lot shorter suspensions than Gordon did. The NFL’s customary suspension for home violence, for example, is six video games, and in apply gamers suspended for home violence often get lower than six video games. Gordon, nonetheless, has not complained, and indicated in a latest interview that he wanted the time away from the NFL to work on his rehab. He’s lastly getting the prospect to indicate he can keep clear and get again on the sector.