Gordon will lose his license and must attend alcohol assessment and treatment, according to WTVD in Raleigh. Gordon was pulled over in Raleigh on July 5. His blood-alcohol level was .09, just above the legal limit of .08, the report said.
Gordon continues to await word on a new NFL drug policy that's expected to reduce his league suspension to 10 games. Tuesday's plea deal won't affect Gordon's suspension, according to Pro Football Talk.
Gordon has already served two games of his suspension, and will be eligible to return Nov. 23 at Atlanta, in Week 12.
The NFL Players Association passed a new drug agreement, according to NFL.com.
Player representatives voted on the new agreement Friday afternoon. Early reports said current player suspensions could be reduced if the new agreement passed. As a result,
A season-long drug suspension will be reduced to 10 games for
The new length of his banishment would be the result of a fourth substance abuse violation.
Gordon emerged in 2013 as one of the most explosive skill position players in the NFL. Despite losing the first two games to suspension, he racked up 87 receptions for 1,646 yards and nine touchdowns.
With a new drug policy expected to be approved Friday, ESPN.com reports good news for
Gordon, who is currently serving a season-long suspension for failing a drug test, is expected to have his suspension reduced to eight games, according to the report. Assuming that includes time served for having sat out the team's first game, Gordon could be eligible to get back on the field in time for Week 10 against the Bengals.
Gordon was arguably the top receiver in the league a year ago, as he racked up 87 catches for 1, 646 yards and nine touchdowns in just 14 games.
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