Report: Browns’ Josh Gordon blames secondhand smoke for failed drug test

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The legal team for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will reportedly argue that a failed drug test for marijuana was caused by secondhand smoke, according to ESPN.

Sources tell ESPN that Gordon’s lawyers will argue in a hearing on Friday that the positive test results are marginal and show uncertainty as to whether they are really positive.

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Gordon, 23, faces being suspended for the entire 2014 season. He was suspended from the first two regular-season games of the 2013 season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.

Earlier in July, he was pulled over for speeding in North Carolina and later charged with driving while impaired.

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