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Josh Gordon Talks Drug Use; WR Reportedly Plans to File for Reinstatement

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon says he tried a myriad of drugs, was enabled during his time at Baylor and wants an "opportunity to get my life back".

The Browns do still hold his rights.

Gordon's narrative in this video contradicts his previous first-person statement online, when he said he wrote in an open letter on The Cauldron that he was given a year-long suspension for the 2015 season because he had four drinks on a plane.

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One regent, however, told the "Violated" authors that the lack of random tests instead fostered a permissive attitude and "the underlying message to them is, 'Hey, the rules don't apply to you'". I had a bunch of gourmet meals and took a little break.

During a 2013 campaign that saw him appear in 14 games, Gordon made 87 catches, led the league with 1,646 yards and reeled in nine touchdowns.

"I think it might be therapeutic for me to talk about it", Gordon said.

As a sophomore in October 2010, Gordon and teammate Willie Jefferson were found asleep in a vehicle at a Taco Bell drive-through lane.

Gordon went into detail about his time at Baylor and says a coach helped him beat drug tests.

According to Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot, Gordon ran down the list of drugs he has excessively used since entering the National Football League in 2012: "I've used alcohol on many, many occasions, Xanax on many occasions, cocaine several occasions, marijuana most of my life, codeine, cough syrup.methazine is very prevalent where I'm from".

The most eye-opening moment of the documentary involves a Baylor coach assisting Gordon to cheat a drug test following a marijuana possession arrest. "'This is how it's going to work, this is what they are going to do".

"He showed me how to drink them, showed me how to take them". This summer, Gordon said, he found his rock bottom and checked himself into rehab again. "You're willing to throw away everything you ever worked hard for, everything you ever had out of life.' It was so unusual, but I just had a desire to stop", Gordon said. "I know firsthand. I know firsthand because a loved one of mine has gone through substance abuse and we had to make sure that we got 'em professional help because it's a real situation".

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