Roger Goodell says NFL is focused on getting Josh Gordon's life back on track, provides no update on timeline for potential return

Ryan Hannable
March 27, 2019 - 11:33 am
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At the NFL owners meetings Tuesday night, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was asked for an update on wide receiver Josh Gordon, who is currently suspended indefinitely for violating the terms of his reinstatement.

Goodell didn't exactly give an answer, just stating the No. 1 priority is getting his life back on track.

“I think I said this a couple months ago,” Goodell said. “The first thing right now is the focus on Josh himself as a young man and what he needs to do to get his life on the right track. That’s what our focus is. We have resources supporting that. That’s our hope, to make sure he gets on the right track. Once he gets on the right track, we’ll get to that place [potential return]. I think right now, he’s had a complete focus on, ‘I’ve got to keep myself off the field in the right place before I can get back on the field.’”

The Patriots offered Gordon an original-round tender earlier this month that he's yet to sign.

It would appear if and when the wide out is reinstated he would return to the Patriots, but it is anyone's guess as to when that would be.

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