is no closer to reinstatement to the NFL.
Asked about Gordon at a fan forum in Cleveland on Thursday, Commissioner Roger Goodell said the receiver’s reinstatement is “not under active consideration to my knowledge, at least it hasn’t gotten to my desk yet,” .
, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday, per a league source. The 26-year-old wideout filed papers in March to have his indefinite suspension lifted.
Gordon hasn’t played a regular season game since 2014 due to suspensions. He participated in the preseason in 2016.
As an organization, the have moved on — though the team would . Gordon’s enticing athleticism and magical 2013 season have caused Cleveland fans to consistently inquire about his possible return. As Goodell said Thursday, however, that doesn’t appear close to happening anytime soon, if ever.