Kudos to him for recognizing he has a problem. But that's where the brain goes. I hope this young man is able to remain sober for the rest of his life first and foremost and live a healthy and productive life. Failing another test does not mean Gordon will be suspended for the 2016 season, but it clouds his case for reinstatement. In an interview with , Gordon confessed to being a 'highly functioning' alcoholic and described his 'ritual' of taking one substance or another before playing.
Glad to see this story. Like, Josh, nobody knows who the fuck you are. Somebody dented the hood of the car. You're willing to throw away everything you ever worked hard for, everything you ever had out of life. The past times, every time I would try to stop, it would be for the wrong reason. You think you know something that they don't know.
Josh Gordon: I said, If I plan on having any type of a career, I'll stop. In reality Josh has an addictive personality. Jaleel Scott The fourth-round pick was placed on injured reserve prior to the start of the season after suffering a hamstring injury. I'm able to give this message and this opportunity for you to learn from my mistakes and for me to tell them my story. I used to make a ritual of it before every game. I could usually drink a lot of it. Feeling as though I was being enabled, I thought it was an okay thing to do: 'Well, this is the norm.
It was pretty much a vacation. And I would drink probably like half a glass, or a couple shots to try and warm my system up, basically. Finishing 2018 with 34 receptions for 552 yards, averaging 16. Allow him to see it through. He needs to understand he had choices throughout this process, and realize someone can only be enabled down a road they were already traveling on. As an incredibly talented player who is just 26 years old, Gordon does have a chance. I was in middle school, in seventh grade.
I don't know what they're so worked up for anyway. I wanted to be there for myself. And for me, I've had enough proof. We were aware of that and trying to do what we could for him, and it's unfortunate we can't continue to do that with him in our building, whether he can play or not. I think I played well for a rookie, not for a sophomore. It wasn't the career, it wasn't money, it wasn't the house, it wasn't cars, it was be there for the people that matter the most. With Nick Boyle and Maxx Williams both free agents, Hurst's 2019 could be huge.
The normal things are what I'm prioritizing now. He felt like he deserved a reward. Because at this point in time, the trajectory, you're going to die. But for me, my reality is entirely different. Somebody who is accountable, reliable because I know what's on the other side of that. It seems as though he is a good person battling fierce demons.
In the mini-doc, Gordon begins by reeling off all the drugs he's used and mostly denied since being drafted by the Browns in the 2012 supplemental draft. Either way, I wish him the best. He was arrested in July 2014 for driving while impaired. There would be a new kid come on the block, and they'd be like, 'Oh, this kid, he's good,' this and that. However, that streak is expected to end in a few weeks.
If he is coming back to play football, I think he knows he needs to play football here. But I guess you couldn't really draw a definitive conclusion because I thought I was evasive enough. I've been harassed, had drinks thrown at me. Oath visar även personanpassade annonser för produkter från våra partner. I think other players in trouble have been viewed as people making dumb mistakes that are being made to suffer the consequences. I need to fully buy into the program.
But if it wasn't that, it might be a whiskey or something. Being 26 and out of the league for 2+ years may as well be 32. Acknowledgement of the problem is the first step. Football is not who I am. With the exception of his 2012 rookie year, the 26-year-old Gordon has missed some or all of every season of his professional football career because of struggles with substance abuse.