Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 6/8/13
Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, reports Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com. The suspension is for two games and he's also been fined four game checks. Gordon, no stranger to trouble at Baylor after reportedly failing three marijuana tests there, is claiming that the PED suspension is all one big misunderstanding. The usual suspension for violating the substance-abuse policy calls for four games, so there looks to be some truth to Gordon's claim, which is as follows: “In February, I was diagnosed with strep throat for which a doctor prescribed antibiotics and cough medicine. Apparently, the medicine I took contained codeine, which is prohibited by the NFL policy,” Gordon said in the statement. “The policy terms are strict about unintentional ingestion, but the NFL has not imposed the maximum punishment in light of the facts of my case. Therefore, I have chosen to be immediately accountable for the situation...
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