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Josh Gordon has applied for reinstatement, looking for out every other chance to come serve to the NFL. The receiver played six video games for the Patriots and 5 for the Seahawks final season sooner than violating every the substance abuse and efficiency-enhancing drug policies.

The NFL indefinitely suspended Gordon final December, the fifth time he has served a suspension.

Gordon’s authorized authentic provided a proof to Tom Pelissero of NFL Media, saying the death of Gordon’s brother final November led to the participant’s relapse.

“Josh had a lapse ensuing from his brother’s death,” Adam Kenner told Pelissero. “Nonetheless since that point, he has realized how indispensable it is for him to protect shut the factual steps, attain what’s upright and realize how to administer these concerns. He’s installed the factual crew around him to be obvious he’s on the factual course. He understands he’s been given every chance. He appears to be like ahead to developing doubtlessly the most of this.”

Teams maintain heard these phrases sooner than regarding Gordon, and Gordon will face skepticism about his skill to stay on the subject until he does it. Nonetheless one ingredient is for obvious: Gordon is running out of possibilities.