NFL Rumors: Patriots Disciplining Josh Gordon Vs. Bills For Tardiness


The New England Patriots will be without Josh Gordon for part of their Week 8 contest against the Buffalo Bills, but it’s not because of health.

According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport, citing a source, the Patriots are disciplining the wide receiver for part of Monday’s game due to tardiness.

Here are the full details from Rapoport:

The Athletic’s Jeff Howe added some more context.

Gordon has fit in well with the Patriots since arriving from the Cleveland Browns via a trade earlier in the season. Challenges with substance abuse and mental health have put his NFL career on pause multiple times and resulted in a handful of suspensions. Since joining the Patriots, however, he has appeared to stay out of trouble, with this being the first negative news surrounding him since his arrival.

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