Gordon is supposedly training hard and staying in pretty good shape, which was a concern for those close to him heading into his lost season. Gordon hasn't been a hard worker in the weight room over the years, and some were worried he might be even less motivated this year because he won't be playing any football.
The story went on to say there is hope Gordon has learned what he needs to do physically to play in the NFL. Sources say there's also hope Gordon is being smarter about the people with whom he's spending time. Those close to Gordon believe he's made poor decisions that have affected his career because of bad influences. It's early, but Gordon is showing physical and mental progress.