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Josh Gordon has fallen off the wagon. The troubled NFL wide receiver reportedly has failed a drug test, and will be stepping away from the New England Patriots.

 

Safe bet his sabbatical won’t exactly be voluntary.

“I take my mental health very seriously at this point to ensure I remain able to perform at the highest level,” said Gordon said in a statement he shared on social media.

He added, “I have recently felt like I could have a better grasp on things mentally. With that said, I will be stepping away from the football field for a bit to focus on my mental health.”

However, shortly after his statement, word began circulating that Gordon may have failed, or failed to take, a drug test. His substance abuse is what lead him to miss the past couple of NFL seasons.

Now, he has again been suspended indefinitely, per NFL.com reporter Tom Pelissero.

Earlier, the Patriots issued a statement basically wishing Gordon the best.

 

Hopefully, Gordon continues to get help.

Photo: Getty

 

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