Josh Gordon reportedly moving off NFI after practicing in pads
The New England Patriots are getting Josh Gordon back fully just over a week after his reinstatement.
Gordon had been on the non-football injury list, but practiced in pads on Sunday. That indicates that he will be removed from the NFI and become a fully practicing member of the team.
Josh Gordon is heading out to practice in pads. Looks like he's coming off NFI.
— Doug Kyed (@DougKyed) August 25, 2019
It’s good news for Gordon’s potential Week 1 availability. He’ll have a full two weeks to get himself fully into playing shape ahead of the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Gordon was officially reinstated by the NFL this month after his drug-related suspension. He started 11 games for the Patriots last season before he was shut down, catching 40 passes for 720 yards and three touchdowns.