In a week and season where seemingly nothing has gone right for the Cleveland Browns, perhaps something finally has. NFL.com along with several other national outlets have now confirmed that highly talented but highly troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon is set to be reinstated on a conditional basis by the NFL, the league announced Wednesday.
In a press release just sent out moment ago, the NFL stated, “Effective immediately, Gordon may join the Browns to attend meetings, engage in conditioning work and individual workouts. Subject to compliance with clinical and other requirements, he will be placed on the Commissioner’s Exempt list and be permitted to practice with the team beginning on Monday, November 20. Beginning Monday, November 27, Gordon will be eligible at the team’s discretion to return to active status or to remain on the Commissioner’s Exempt list for an additional week before returning to active status.”
Stay tuned, in the ever dramatic constantly changing world of the Cleveland Browns, who knows what is coming next. Now the countless debates will begin, is he worth the risk? Sound off in the comment section below and let us know how you feel.
Browns GM Sashi Brown released the following comments about the situation with Gordon in a release put out by the Browns.
“We’ve been informed of the league’s decision to reinstate Josh. The personal well-being of all our players is of the utmost importance to us. We respect and commend Josh for taking the steps necessary to have the opportunity to return to the league. Josh will be in our building in the coming days and we look forward to having him back and sitting with him to discuss his future on our team.”