Josh Gordon has been banned all over every other time.
The Seattle Seahawks presented Monday that the broad receiver, whom they claimed off waivers in November, used to be suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL policies on performance-enhancing substances and substances of abuse.
This is the fifth suspension in eight years for Gordon. The receiver used to be suspended indefinitely supreme final December whereas a member of the New England Patriots. Gordon used to be conditionally reinstated in August, supreme in time for the open of the 2019 season.
Gordon performed six games with the Patriots this Three hundred and sixty five days, hauling in 20 catches for 287 yards and a rep, sooner than New England waived the wideout in tiresome October. Seattle picked up Gordon off waivers the following day. In five games with the Seahawks, Gordon racked up supreme seven catches on 11 targets for 130 yards and averaged 26 offensive snaps per game.
The receiver has a lengthy ancient previous of mental effectively being and substance abuse considerations. Gordon neglected two chunky seasons whereas being suspended and took part in goal 11 games for the Cleveland Browns from 2014 to 2018. He used to be conditionally reinstated by the NFL in November 2017, appearing in five games with the team.
Now after being suspended indefinitely in again-to-again seasons from violating the substances of abuse coverage, Gordon’s soccer profession looks to be to be inserting on by a thread.
As for Seattle, who is in the center of a playoff bustle and supreme clinched a postseason berth on Sunday afternoon, Gordon’s loss will damage nonetheless won’t be utterly devastating.
A deep threat and third-down conversion-extraordinaire, Gordon would possibly per chance be neglected in these regards. Nonetheless the receiver used to be extinct sparingly as a pass-catcher in Brian Schottenheimer’s offense, and Seattle boasts a first charge receiving corps led by Tyler Lockett and D.K. Metcalf to steadiness out its speeding a****k.
The Seahawks (11-3) will open their new in vogue, sans Gordon, in opposition to the Arizona Cardinals at dwelling subsequent week.