The Seattle Seahawks have launched Josh Gordon ending a number of weeks of hypothesis about his standing with the staff. Seattle additionally formally launched Greg Olsen who retired earlier this offseason.
Gordon stays suspended indefinitely by the NFL placing his future with the league unsure. The receiver has not performed within the NFL since December 15, 2019 after briefly being reinstated in 2020 earlier than as soon as once more receiving a suspension previous to taking the sphere.
“The Seahawks have launched WR Josh Gordon,” NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero famous on Twitter. “Suspended indefinitely once more by the NFL in January, Gordon now will likely be eligible to reunite with Johnny Manziel and make his deliberate debut for the Zappers in Fan Managed Soccer.”
The information comes simply weeks after ESPN 710 Seattle’s John Clayton reported the Seahawks re-signed Gordon for the 2021 season. This report was later refuted by a number of Seahawks beat writers.
“I used to be lastly in a position to compensate for the longer term contracts at the moment in getting onto the database,” Clayton defined in February on ESPN 710 Seattle’s Wyman and Bob Present. “John Ursua did re-sign, so he’s now on the roster for 2021 if he could make the staff, and in addition they re-signed Josh Gordon. They gave him a contract for subsequent yr, I’m certain it’s a minimal wage deal.
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Regardless of Earlier Experiences, Gordon Did Not Re-Signal With the Seahawks
This transfer appears to obviously point out Gordon was by no means re-signed. The Seattle Occasions’ Bob Condotta reported Gordon had not re-signed and was slated to hit free company on March 17. The Seahawks’ current transfer hastens this course of, however it’s uncertain Gordon could have a lot of a market given his suspension.
“In reference to rumblings Josh Gordon has re-signed with Seahawks, my understanding is he has NOT re-signed with Seattle,” Condotta stated on Twiter. “He may in some unspecified time in the future, however for now he stays slated to turn into an unrestricted free agent March 17. Gordon additionally stays indefinitely suspended by NFL. I feel the hope stays that if/when he is ready to play once more it could possibly be with Seattle. However for now, as famous, he isn’t below contract with Seahawks for 2021.”