CLEVELAND – (Wire Service Report) – Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will put his football career on hold after the team announced Thursday that Gordon will enter an in-patient rehabilitation facility.
Gordon, who was suspended for the first four games in 2016, was scheduled to play his first game since 2014 on Oct. 9, but instead he is out indefinitely.
The NFL has suspended Gordon four times for violating its substance abuse policy. He was suspended for two games in 2013, 10 games in 2014, all 16 games in 2015 season and the first four games this year. Gordon led the NFL in receiving with 1,646 yards in 2013. He has played in just five games since.