Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor count of marijuana possession in Oklahoma's Edmond Municipal Court, according to Kyle Frederickson of NewsOK.com.
According to the NewsOK.com report, if Blackmon doesn't commit any crimes in the next six months, the charge will be reduced to a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct.
While Blackmon wasn't available for comment, his attorney, Robert Gray, said, "I don’t anticipate [Blackmon] will have any problems. He’s going back to training and hopefully looks forward to reinstatement."
While technically Blackmon is one step closer to coming back to the Jaguars, he hasn't been officially reinstated yet and until then it's a moot point. But it is encouraging that Blackmon is taking the necessary steps to put his life, and potential NFL career, back together.
Before his suspension, Blackmon had 93 receptions for 1,280 yards and six touchdowns in 20 games played.