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AP source: Josh Gordon applies to the NFL for reinstatement

Josh Gordon has asked the NFL for another chance.

The suspended Browns wide receiver applied to the league for reinstatement, a person with direct knowledge of the process told the Associated Press on Wednesday. Gordon, who was banned for a year in February for multiple violations of the league's substance abuse policy, formally asked Commissioner Roger Goodell to allow him back, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.

Gordon failed an alcohol test last year, wiping out the talented receiver's 2015 season.

According to league policy, Gordon could apply in writing for reinstatement within 60 days of his...

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