Josh Gordon could sue NFL

CBS Sports - [Full Article]

There are multiple reports, including one from Fox Sports, that say Browns WR Josh Gordon is weighing his legal options and that he might sue the league in order to be allowed to play in 2014.

What would be the basis of his lawsuit? Writes Fox: "Gordon's argument would surely be similar to the one presented in his appeal: While the 'A' sample was above the limit of what's considered a positive test, his 'B' sample was below it, with his stating any THC in his system was the result of second-hand smoke."

Fantasy Impact: 

Gordon's incentive NOT to sue the league is that he could be allowed to apply to be reinstated after the 2014 year ends, which means he would be allowed to take part in 2015's OTAs and training camp, assuring he's ready for the start of the 2015 season. Obviously a full calendar year suspension would mean he couldn't come back until Aug. 27, 2015, thus he would miss OTAs and camp and as a result need time to get up to speed to be able to play sometime in 2015. This is why we're suggesting keeping Gordon on your roster until we know a little more. We'll continue to keep you posted.

Filed Under: 2014, Preseason

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