"I think he's paid his dues and I think he's got his life together," Khan said, per The Florida Times-Union.
A lot of people inside the NFL are optimistic
He checked into a treatment facility last September. General manager Dave Caldwell said recently he hopes Blackmon wins reinstatement, but is not counting on it.
Blackmon got suspended in November 2013 after his third violation of the league's substance-abuse policy. This September, he checked into a treatment facility. Blackmon is suspended indefinitely and must apply for reinstatement.
Caldwell indicated the team will keep Blackmon on the roster. "If he comes back he's a luxury and that's great for us," Caldwell said. "There's no downside to it."
Coach Gus Bradley said Blackmon was "doing very well," according to the report. Bradley cannot speak to Blackmon due to the suspension, and has been getting updates from his agent. Blackmon was suspended for at least a year after repeated violating the substance abuse policy. Though he's currently unable to play, Blackmon is still a member of Jacksonville's organization.
"We want to keep him as a player," Khan said. "He's not a part of the team now, obviously, but it's very important for him to get the help. It's the most important thing."
Blackmon is suspended indefinitely and is banned from being around the team or the Jaguars' facility. "We want him to get help and really beat this," Kahn said.
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