Seahawks’ Josh Gordon ineligible to apply after setback in battle with substance abuse, per report


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It seems the Seattle Seahawks won’t be including large receiver Josh Gordon this week. On Tuesday night time, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Instances reported that each Gordon and the Seahawks have been notified that the troubled wideout had not happy all phrases of his conditional reinstatement. At this cut-off date, he’s reportedly allowed to attend staff conferences and particular person exercises however is ineligible to take part in practices or play in video games. In accordance with Tom Pelissero of the NFL Community, Gordon had a “setback” in his battle with substance abuse, and will not be allowed to apply or play indefinitely. 

On Sunday, it was reported that Gordon might be a part of the staff for the remaining two regular-season video games. Per Pelissero, Gordon reported to the staff with solely seven % physique fats and at round 238 kilos. He appeared greater than able to go well with up for the large divisional matchup towards the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, however now it seems that will not occur.

The Seahawks have been all the time huge followers of Gordon, and even needed to re-sign him after he was suspended for the fifth time as a consequence of violating the NFL‘s PED coverage. Gordon was claimed off waivers by Seattle on Nov. 1 of final yr, and caught seven passes for 139 yards in 5 video games final season. 

Sadly, Gordon’s profession has been outlined extra by his day without work the sector moderately than his accomplishments on the gridiron, however when he has been on the sector, he has been wonderful. His 2013 season remains to be one for the Cleveland Browns historical past books, as he caught 87 passes for 1,646 yards and 9 touchdowns in 14 video games. In 63 profession video games, Gordon has caught 247 passes for 4,252 yards and 20 touchdowns whereas averaging 17.2 yards per reception. 


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