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Former Browns WR Josh Gordon stepping away from football amid reports of suspension

Browns WR Josh Gordon cleared for practice
Posted at 10:04 AM, Dec 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-20 17:43:53-05

CLEVELAND — Former Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon announced Thursday that he is stepping away from football to address his mental health amid reports that he is facing indefinite suspension.

Gordon tweeted this statement Thursday morning:

NFL Network reported that Gordon, who currently plays for the Patriots, is facing another indefinite suspension for violating the terms of his reinstatement under the substance abuse policy.

Gordon played one game for the Browns in the 2018 season before being traded to the Patriots.