Pro Football Talk reports
Arbitrator Harold Henderson last week upheld the suspension, which stems from a repeat offense of the league's substance abuse policy.
Agent Drew Rosenhaus is working with the NFL and CFL to work out an arrangement that would allow client
Breer has tweeted about his conversation with Stampeders assistant general manager Pat Murphy, who has confirmed the negotiations. A request from the CFL to work with Gordon, who was slapped with a season-long drug suspension by the NFL, has been granted.
Various reports, however, have refuted that Gordon will be allowed by the
The league has slapped Gordon with a season-long drug suspension.
Gordon emerged in 2013 as one of the premier receivers in the sport. Despite continued drug issues that resulted in a two-game suspension, he led the NFL with 1,645 yards receiving. Nine of his 82 catches wound up in the end zone.
Arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld the one-year suspension for
"I'd like to apologize to my teammates, coaches, the Cleveland Browns organization and our fans," Gordon said in a statement. "I am very disappointed that the NFL and its hearing office didn't exercise better discretion and judgment in my case. I would like to sincerely thank the people who have been incredibly supportive of me during this challenging time, including my family, my agent, my union, my legal team, and the Cleveland Browns staff."
Gordon was suspended for a repeat violation of the league's substance abuse policy. He will be considered for reinstatement following the 2014 season, so the suspension might last less than a full calendar year.
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