Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/22/13
Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Brown earlier this offseason was handed a two game suspension and fined him four game checks for violating its substance-abuse policy. However, the bigger issue was the fact Gordon was spending a lot of time in Miami hanging out with LeBron James and his entourage. He infuriated the Cleveland fan base because of the history with James and the city, but he says his ‘priorities are in order’ and his suspension came from take a prescription that was on the banned list of the NFL Drug Policy. “My priorities are definitely in order, definitely in line,” Gordon said, via Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal. “I still got a job to come out here and do every day. I’ve got to be accountable and be a grown man, help provide for me and my family. So I do definitely have my priorities in order.” Gordon gave this statement on the suspension: “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. 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. I sincerely apologize for the impact on my team, coaches, and Browns fans. I look forward to working hard in training camp and preseason, and contributing immediately when I return in Week 3.”  
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