"I've been enabled most of my life", Gordon noted. According to Cleveland.com, this was Gordon's fourth known trip to rehab.
Following the release of the film, LeBron James tweeted his support for Gordon.
Gordon revealed he hit rock bottom one night while walking the streets of Gainesville, Florida looking for a drugs.
"My first thought was: 'This is a publicity stunt". "I definitely wasn't listening".
Josh Gordon profiled his struggles with drug addiction in a personal documentary with UNINTERRUPTED There, the wide receiver and former All-Pro came clean about his vices when it comes to drugs, starting out the 13-minute documentary by reeling off a list of what he's used since 2012 when he began his National Football League career with the Cleveland Browns.
For the wealth of talent he was given, Gordon had more than a few second chances after getting booted out of multiple collegiate football programs and still being drafted in the second round of the NFL's supplemental draft by the Cleveland Browns. This is how it's going to work, this is what they are going to do. "If they do call you in, these are bottles of detox.' He showed me how to drink them, showed me how to take them", Gordon recalled. 'Okay, it's a business move.
"That was my first real experience of that authority not really being taken serious because it was kind of being guided by somebody employed by the same university", Gordon says in the video. It was pretty much a vacation.
"He showed me how to drink them, showed me how to take them".
He was suspended 10 games in 2014 by the league, and for the season finale by the team for missing a morning walk-through before the season finale.
Gordon had 43 catches for 721 yards 7 TDs over two seasons with the Bears. The teammate was kicked off the team, while Gordon was suspended.
"Not too long after I got arrested for possession of marijuana at Baylor, one of my coaches had come by saying, 'You're gonna get drug tested by the compliance office".
"And then just something click in my head at that point, it's like 'man, you did it again".