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 on Oct. 9 against New England. However, the troubled 25-year-old's future is again uncertain after he chose to seek professional help.
Gordon released a statement through the Browns.
"After careful thought and deep consideration I've decided that I need to step...