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Is Today the Day We Learn About the NFL's Decision on WR Josh Gordon?

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We could soon hear about whether WR Josh Gordon's application for reinstatement in to the NFL has been approved. He originally applied for reinstatement on or around January 20, 2016. Since we first heard about the application on January 20, that is the date we are going with when considering how much time NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has to make a decision on Gordon.

According to the league's Procedures for Reinstatement Following Stage Three Banishment, "All individuals involved in the process will take steps to enable the Commissioner to render a decision within 60 days of the receipt of the application." If Goodell received the application on January 20, 60 days from then would be March 20 (today).

Based on the procedures, Gordon should have been interviewed by a Medical Director and a Medical Advisor either on or prior to March 5. Following that meeting, the director and advisor should have made a recommendation to Goodell with regard to Gordon's request for reinstatement.

Gordon must have signed appropriate medical release forms that would allow Goodell's staff and the NFLPA staff to review his historical records related to substance abuse. He'd also have to agree to submit to urine testing at a frequency set forth by the Medical Advisor.

Lastly, Gordon should have met with Goodell or his representatives to formally agree to the conditions imposed by Goodell for his reinstatement to an active player in the NFL. That presumably should be the final step in the process, but we haven't really heard anything about it up to this point.

One semi-unusual note to make is that Gordon has deleted all of his tweets prior to February 11, including any that recently referenced QB Johnny Manziel.