Veteran wide receiver Josh Gordon was officially reinstated by the NFL. Here are three teams bold enough to sign him.
Wide receiver Josh Gordon has struggled to stay on the field throughout his NFL career. He has violated the league’s substance abuse policy five times.
Nevertheless, he remains an asset, when he is active. His 1,646 receiving yards led the league in 2013. In 2018, he had 737 receiving yards in 12 games.
Gordon’s last suspension came on December 16, 2019, and the NFL has now officially reinstated him. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, he will be eligible to play as soon as Week 4.
Let’s take a quick look at three teams that could target Gordon.
Josh Gordon rumors: Who could sign him?
Gordon played five games with the Seahawks in 2019. He had seven receptions for 139 yards. His season was cut short in December after he was suspended for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, once again. Following the season, the Seahawks still re-signed him.
However, Gordon’s suspension from December of 2019 was extended indefinitely due to Gordon violating the terms of his conditional reinstatement.
Subsequently, the Seahawks released Gordon.
Well, the Seahawks clearly had interest in bringing Gordon back after his five-game stint with them. Furthermore, quarterback Russell Wilson has raved about Gordon’s ability. In 2019, Wilson called him “an amazing receiver“.
The Seahawks have a talented pair of wide receivers in DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett. Adding Gordon to the mix could give them one of the most talented wide receiver groups in the NFL.