decided to give Josh Gordon another chance. The New England Patriots wideout
was reinstated by the NFL after being suspended in December.
released an official statement on Gordon’s reinstatement, and it looks like
they support his success. Roger Goodell stated that the NFL was rooting for the
wideout in every aspect.
Gordon is a talented player. The Cleveland Browns didn’t appreciate his talent on the field, but the Patriots were more than happy to add him to their roster. Gordon was of great help for the team, and he helped Tom Brady, Julian Edelman and the rest of the team score. Unfortunately, Gordon missed the big games due to his suspension, and there was no sign of his potential comeback. Well, he is back now, and hopefully, he won’t be suspended in near future.
Roger Goodell notified Josh Gordon of the New England Patriots that he will be
reinstated to the NFL on a conditional basis.
Sunday, Gordon may rejoin the Patriots to attend meetings and engage in
conditioning work and individual workouts.
appropriate progress on clinical care and other arrangements, he will be
permitted to participate in team activities including practice. Because he will
not have sufficient conditioning and practice time, however, he may attend but
may not play in the Patriots’ Thursday, August 22 game.
“’We are all rooting for Josh to succeed, both personally and professionally,’ said the NFL Commissioner. ‘Everyone shares in that hope and will continue to support him to every extent possible. But as Josh acknowledged, ultimately his success is up to him.’
“Gordon has been suspended indefinitely since December of 2018 for violations of the NFL-NFLPA Policy and Program for Substances of abuse.”
rejoin his team on Sunday, and this is probably the last chance he was given to
prove he’s able to stay around for a while without violating the NFL’s
substance abuse policy.
player roots for Gordon, and they are more than happy to welcome him. He is a
nice weapon for Brady, and the quarterback has already had his practice with
the wideout. Welcome, Gordon!