Josh Gordon will no longer be the owner of his Super Bowl ring. It turns out that the ring is no longer in his possession.
The talented wideout received the ring after the New England Patriots celebrated a big win after Super Bowl LIII. The precious ring is now for sale at Heritage Auctions. According to the auction house, the ring will hit about $100,000 because it’s “the sixth and final Patriots ring of the Tom Brady era.”
Gordon became member of the New England Patriots in September 2018. He saw action in 11 games with the Patriots. The wideout was able to catch 40 passes for 720 yards and three touchdowns.
Is Josh Gordon parting ways with his Super Bowl ring to get more money?
The NFL suspended Gordon indefinitely in December for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Gordon didn’t join the Patriots for the postseason games, but he definitely got a ring for the regular-season performance.
Gordon signed a contract with the Seattle Seahawks last season but the NFL suspended him in December. Sources reveal that Gordon will apply for reinstatement. At the moment, he is a free agent, and many believe that he is selling his Super Bowl ring to earn some more money.
The former Patriots wideout has been suspended in multuple occasions. Well, it was a hard period for Gordon and he had to overcome a few big obstacles. His family was hit with a terrible tragedy and he has to live with the death of his brother. His agent claims that the death of his beloved brother is actually the main reason for his troubles.
Gordon is a talented player and it would be such a shame to see him out of the field for too long. The Patriots played really well with him and he was a good fit for Brady. Moreover, they clicked really well and won a lot of games together.
When it comes to the Patriots, they will rely on Julian Edelman, Mohamed Sanu, N’Keal Harry and a few more wideouts in 2020. Sanu is healthy now and he has already connected with quarterback Cam Newton.