More than six years and multiple extended suspensions after he arrived as a second-round pick in the supplemental draft, receiver Josh Gordon will be leaving the Browns. So what happened?
Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that “Gordon showed up late to the facility on Saturday morning and was ‘not himself.’” Some in the organization wondered whether his behavior suggested the he was under the influence.
Gordon, permanently in Stage 3 of the substance-abuse program following banishment and reinstatement after a full year out of the game, is one false move from another banishment. (The league possibly has relaxed its definition of “one false move” in recent months.) This one may go deeper…