Josh Gordon's ongoing personal issues haven't kept Tom Brady from staying close with his wide receiver.
The Patriots quarterback showed that on Wednesday, when he posted a video to Instagram of him and Gordon getting a workout in together. But it turns out their relationship extends beyond just football.
According to Jeff Darlington of ESPN, Brady did his part in "fostering" Gordon when the troubled receiver joined the Patriots last year, even inviting him to family dinners.
“He recognized that Josh Gordon made the team better and recognized that he was going to need some attention,” Darlington said. “Josh Gordon was going out to dinner with Tom Brady and Gisele [Bundchen] at times because Tom recognized that he needs to bring this guy in, foster him, make him feel like he is at home, recognizing some of the issues that Josh Gordon goes through.
“While that is, in part, a guy just trying to get better, it’s also Tom Brady being a really good person, continuing to try to help out and manifest Josh Gordon. . . .Tom Brady, to this day, really respects Josh Gordon and would love to see him live a better life.”
Watch the clip below:
Here's the video of the report by @JeffDarlington where he says Tom Brady went out of his way to help Josh Gordon get his personal life in order by "fostering" him.— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) June 22, 2019
"It’s also Tom Brady being a really good person, continuing to try to help out and manifest Josh Gordon." pic.twitter.com/gPisDXs1z2
It's unclear when that'll be, but you can bet Brady will be keeping the gifted wideout in shape in the meantime.
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