With just under four weeks before training camp, the future of wide receiver Josh Gordon remains unknown — both inside and outside the Patriots locker area.
Quarterback Tom Brady and gordon worked out together a week, based on Brady’s Instagram. However, the wideout remains suspended for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy in December.
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Count Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman among those that does not know if — or when — the group will be rejoined by Gordon.
“it is a lifetime situation and you’re pulling for him… for better,” Edelman said Wednesday, via Barstool Sports. “And selfishly, I want him because he is a really good football player and that he can help us.
“I don’t understand anything (about whether Gordon will be reinstated) going into it. Much like, legit. I have asked 30 people within the organization and outside,’Would you understand what is going to occur?’ And nobody understands not one thing. Thus, we’re just kind of sitting and waiting to find out what the situation will be with him since he would be a excellent tool to have. He balls”
There hasn’t been any update on his status, although gordon was expected to make an application for reinstatement in May, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Gordon didn’t attend the Patriots’ Super Bowl ring ceremony and has not made any public comments, but stays active.