Josh Gordon isn't going back on the field until he gets a tighter grip on his life.
The suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver, whose talent has been little more than a tease for several years as he battled personal demons, said Thursday he's entering rehab and putting his promising NFL career on hold.
Gordon was eligible to return from his latest four-game suspension next week and possibly play against New England on Oct. 9, when Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will return from his "Deflategate" ban.
However, the troubled Gordon's future is again uncertain after he chose to seek professional help.
Gordon released a statement through the Browns,...