NFL wide receiver and New England Patriot, Josh Gordon, is stepping away from his football career to look after his mental health.

https://twitter.com/JOSH_GORDONXII/status/1075759466065338368

Amidst a pending substance violation, Gordon was likely to receive an automatic suspension, so his absence was inevitable. Still, an unfortunate turn of events for an athlete that has been marred with off-field issues related to addiction his entire football career.

Here’s hoping Mr. Gordon can fully recover and look after his mental health, first and foremost.

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