"He's still going to be with us, but obviously his schedule is going to change," car dealership owner Alex Sarchione told Rapoport. "We kind of talked about it this week when we knew the suspension was going to be changing."
Eligible to return to the field in Week 11, Gordon has been cleared to work at the team's facility, a provision the organization sought all along -- and a provision that will surely cut into Gordon's side job.
"We've always told everyone that he is a football player," Sarchione said. "Football is a main part of his life. We want him out there as much as any Browns fan doing what helps his career. But he is committed to us, too. We haven't figured out how the schedule is going to work, but he's been here from morning to close, it's not like he comes in an hour and leaves."
Gordon has yet to sell his first car, but last year's league-leading wideout has arrived early and stayed late at the dealership to improve his craft and learn the trade, Rapoport was told.
"I wish everyone could know him like we know him," Sarchione said. "He's a down-to-earth great guy. He's always signing autographs, everybody likes him."