SEATTLE This column is not exactly directed at Josh Gordon and his heartbreaking situation.
There are some extenuating circumstances that make Gordon an entity unto himself the repeated violations of the NFLs substance-abuse policy (eight suspensions in addition to an arrest for driving while impaired) and the fact that his latest suspension, the one that bounced him off the Seahawks on Monday, also nailed him for using a performance-enhancing substance.
But Gordons saga does, in an indirect way, shine the spotlight on the NFLs marijuana policy, one that is overdue for a change that aligns it with modern sensibilities.
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