Berea, OH (WOIO) - Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon spoke for the first time since his two-game suspension came down, explaining that his off-field issues are now behind him. The second year speedster out of Baylor was suspended in June for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
Gordon admitted he has "to be accountable and be a grown man, help provide for me and my family".
Gordon also apologized to the Browns fans, coaching staff, and family and friends, mentioning that he understands that he must earn the respect of his teammates, coaches and fans.
The suspension will cost Gordon four game checks and keep him off the field until Sept 22.
Gordon finished his rookie season with 805 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.
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