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  • • Phillip Lindsay embracing competition with Melvin Gordon: He’s ‘not my enemy’
    Phillip Lindsay is looking forward to doing battle with the newcomer in town. In an interview Monday with Mike Kils of 9News in Denver, the Broncos running back said that he was embracing the competition for the starting position with the newly-signed Melvin Gordon. “Melvin’s not my enemy,” said Lindsay. “He’s my teammate. He needs to do his job but best believe I’m going to do my job.” “When camp...2020
  • • Before landing Melvin Gordon, Broncos were interested in David Johnson?
    Before the Broncos decided on a Melvin Gordon–Phillip Lindsay backfield, they had another veteran standout on their radar. Denver was interested in trading for David Johnson, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports (subscription required). The Broncos expressed interest in the former Cardinals All-Pro at the Combine but did not wish to meet Arizona’s asking price, Jhabvala adds. Johnson is now a me...2020
  • • John Elway on Phillip Lindsay extension: No guarantees, but we’ll see what we can do
    Broncos General Manager John Elway said early this month that the team would take a look at extending running back Phillip Lindsay’s contract after free agency and he addressed that possibility again during a Tuesday conference call. It was the first time that the topic came up for discussion since the Broncos signed Melvin Gordon [more]...2020
  • • Broncos brass: Room for both Gordon, Lindsay
    The Broncos think their offense has room for both newcomer Melvin Gordon and Phillip Lindsay, who has back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons, to be effective and productive at the RB position....2020
  • • Broncos' Phillip Lindsay says Melvin Gordon is not his enemy, but he won't give up the starting job easily
    Expect a position battle at running back when training camp rolls around...2020
  • • Vic Fangio on Melvin Gordon: Always good to add good players
    The Broncos made a big addition to their backfield this month when they signed running back Melvin Gordon as a free agent. Gordon joins Phillip Lindsay on the depth chart in Denver, which has led to discussion about how the workload will be divvied up between the two backs. Head coach Vic Fangio didn’t divulge [more]...2020
  • • What does Melvin Gordon signing mean for Phillip Lindsay's future in Denver?
    With the Broncos having made Melvin Gordon the NFL’s sixth-highest-paid running back, Phillip Lindsay looks set to make the unusual transition from back-to-back 1,000-yard rusher to complementary back. John Elway discussed the prospect of a Lindsay extension at the end of last season but said before the Gordon signing that such a deal was a back-burner issue. Now that Gordon is making $8M per year...2020
  • • Phillip Lindsay sends message to Broncos after Melvin Gordon signing
    The Denver Broncos made headlines by bringing in Melvin Gordon in free agency, and it seems to have motivated the running back the team already had. Phillip Lindsay made clear Monday that he does not intend to give up his role to Gordon, though Lindsay did say his new teammate is “not my enemy.” “When camp comes around it’s going to be battle,” Lindsay told Mike Klis of 9News. “I’m not just going ...2020
  • • Phillip Lindsay on addition of Melvin Gordon: “I’m going to do my job”
    Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay isn’t just going to give his job away to the new guy. But he’s not mad at Melvin Gordon either. Lindsay told Mike Klis of KUSA that he’s not prepared to just surrender his starting job — and after rushing for over 1,000 yards there’s no real reason to. “Melvin’s [more]...2020
  • • With signing of RB Melvin Gordon, Broncos GM Elway likes his 'one-two punch'
    Having seen Phillip Lindsay become the first undrafted player in NFL history to start his career with back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons, the Broncos have created interesting optics by signing former Chargers running back Melvin Gordon. In an offseason that began with rumors of a possible Lindsay extension, the Broncos gave Gordon an $8M-per-year deal that ranks sixth among running backs in t...2020

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Melvin Gordon injury and suspension

  • NFL news and notes: Melvin Gordon back with Chargers; Saquon Barkley avoids surgery
    • NFL news and notes: Melvin Gordon back with Chargers; Saquon Barkley avoids surgery
    On the other hand, Drew Brees is looking to beat his initial recovery timetable after his thumb procedure....2019
  • Chargers suspend contract extension talks with RB Gordon
    • Chargers suspend contract extension talks with RB Gordon
    The Los Angeles Chargers do not intend to extend running back Melvin Gordon's contract until after the season        ...2019
  • Derwin James injury update: Chargers' star safety to miss 'significant' time with broken foot
    • Derwin James injury update: Chargers' star safety to miss 'significant' time with broken foot
    Already without Melvin Gordon due to a contract dispute, L.A. has now lost its All-Pro safety....2019
  • • Melvin Gordon to wait on Le'Veon Bell deal
    Two of Melvin Gordon‘s peers reset the stagnant running back market in 2018, but the Chargers back will wait to see what happens with a unique free agent before entering into extension talks with his own team. By virtue of hitting the open market, Le’Veon Bell may land a deal which could conceivably surpass those of Todd Gurley and David Johnson. Or Bell’s workload and injury history compared to t...2019
  • • Divisional Round NFL injuries: Melvin Gordon, T.Y. Hilton good to go, Cowboys thin at wide receiver
    Here's how things stand on the injury front as we get ready for the divisional round...2019
  • Melvin Gordon injury update: Chargers RB expected to play against Ravens, but 'not automatic,' reports say
    • Melvin Gordon injury update: Chargers RB expected to play against Ravens, but 'not automatic,' reports say
    The Chargers star limped off the field and did not return in Sunday's win against the Broncos....2018
  • • Key fantasy football injury outlooks for Saturday's matchups
    Stephania Bell provides the latest on Melvin Gordon, Marcus Mariota and Adrian Peterson entering Saturday's NFL matchups....2018
  • Chargers injury updates: WR Keenan Allen (hip), RB Melvin Gordon (knee) expected to play vs. Ravens
    • Chargers injury updates: WR Keenan Allen (hip), RB Melvin Gordon (knee) expected to play vs. Ravens
    Allen left last Thursday's game against the Chiefs with a hip pointer, while Gordon has missed the last three games with an MCL injury....2018
  • • Lions shutting down RB Kerryon Johnson for the season
    Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia said this week that the team being officially eliminated from playoff contention will not impact which players are placed on injured reserve, but actions speak louder than words. According to multiple reports, the Lions plan to place running back Kerryon Johnson on IR Wednesday, ending his rookie season. Johnson has not played since Nov. 18 because of a knee ...2018
  • Melvin Gordon injury update: Chargers RB planning to return against Ravens
    • Melvin Gordon injury update: Chargers RB planning to return against Ravens
    "I don't want to get to the playoffs and be rusty," Gordon said, via ESPN. "I know Baltimore has a real good defense."...2018

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Melvin Gordon trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Before landing Melvin Gordon, Broncos were interested in David Johnson?
    Before the Broncos decided on a Melvin Gordon–Phillip Lindsay backfield, they had another veteran standout on their radar. Denver was interested in trading for David Johnson, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports (subscription required). The Broncos expressed interest in the former Cardinals All-Pro at the Combine but did not wish to meet Arizona’s asking price, Jhabvala adds. Johnson is now a me...2020
  • • John Elway on Phillip Lindsay extension: No guarantees, but we’ll see what we can do
    Broncos General Manager John Elway said early this month that the team would take a look at extending running back Phillip Lindsay’s contract after free agency and he addressed that possibility again during a Tuesday conference call. It was the first time that the topic came up for discussion since the Broncos signed Melvin Gordon [more]...2020
  • • Vic Fangio on Melvin Gordon: Always good to add good players
    The Broncos made a big addition to their backfield this month when they signed running back Melvin Gordon as a free agent. Gordon joins Phillip Lindsay on the depth chart in Denver, which has led to discussion about how the workload will be divvied up between the two backs. Head coach Vic Fangio didn’t divulge [more]...2020
  • • What does Melvin Gordon signing mean for Phillip Lindsay's future in Denver?
    With the Broncos having made Melvin Gordon the NFL’s sixth-highest-paid running back, Phillip Lindsay looks set to make the unusual transition from back-to-back 1,000-yard rusher to complementary back. John Elway discussed the prospect of a Lindsay extension at the end of last season but said before the Gordon signing that such a deal was a back-burner issue. Now that Gordon is making $8M per year...2020
  • • With signing of RB Melvin Gordon, Broncos GM Elway likes his 'one-two punch'
    Having seen Phillip Lindsay become the first undrafted player in NFL history to start his career with back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons, the Broncos have created interesting optics by signing former Chargers running back Melvin Gordon. In an offseason that began with rumors of a possible Lindsay extension, the Broncos gave Gordon an $8M-per-year deal that ranks sixth among running backs in t...2020
  • • RB Melvin Gordon reveals how holdout changed relationship with Chargers
    In 2019, running back Melvin Gordon held out in search of a new contract from the Los Angeles Chargers. He ended up missing the first three weeks of the season, not getting what he wanted, then losing work to teammate Austin Ekeler once he returned. Gordon admitted in a conference call Friday that he regretted the holdout, and not just because of lost money. He felt the attitude in the building ch...2020
  • • Melvin Gordon admits 2019 contract holdout was tough on him
    Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon wasn't exactly happy with how things went in 2019 with the Los Angeles Chargers. The Wisconsin product admitted that he probably ruined some relationships after holding out for a big-money deal last season.  "It was tough, but I definitely felt that I ruined some relationships," he said during his introductory conference call, according to theScore's Alex ...2020
  • • Pro Bowler Melvin Gordon shades Chargers fans on way out of town
    Former Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon had a shaky relationship with the organization as their time together was nearing an end last season. Gordon held out into the season for a new contract, something the Chargers’ brass was not willing to give him. It led to a strained relationship and his departure in free agency. Now a member of the division-rival Denver Broncos, Gordon took t...2020
  • • Melvin Gordon free agency recap: Fantasy fallout in Denver, scouting report, free agent timeline and more
    The two-time Pro Bowl running back has suitors ready to call...2020
  • • Did Melvin Gordon turn down Bills to sign with Broncos?
    Melvin Gordon on Friday decided to sign with the Denver Broncos in free agency, getting a two-year contract worth $16 million, with $13.5 million guaranteed. Gordon should be a nice fit with the Broncos, and it’s clear he wanted to play for them. But there are questions about whether or not he actually turned down another team to sign in Denver. In his original report Friday, NFL Media’s Ian Rapop...2020

Melvin Gordon stats

  • • NFL Week 16 scores, highlights, updates, schedule: Melvin Gordon finds the end zone twice
    All the best highlights from Week 16 are right here...2019
  • • Melvin Gordon to miss time with MCL sprain
    The Chargers won in dominant fashion on Sunday, but it didn’t come without a price. Running back Melvin Gordon suffered a grade 2 MCL sprain against the Cardinals and will miss the “next few weeks,” according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). On the plus side, Gordon is expected to return before the regular season is through. Gordon has been positively stellar in his fourth pro season. Thro...2018
  • • NFL games today, Week 12 scores, highlights, updates, schedule: Melvin Gordon finds the end zone twice early
    All of the best highlights from Week 12 are right here...2018
  • Gordon scores 3 TDs in Chargers' 31-20 win over Bills
    • Gordon scores 3 TDs in Chargers' 31-20 win over Bills
    Melvin Gordon matched a career high by scoring three touchdowns, and the Los Angeles Chargers defeated Buffalo 31-20 in manhandling the anemic Bills during rookie quarterback Josh Allen's debut as starter         ...2018
  • Stock Watch: Patriots passing backs take charge
    • Stock Watch: Patriots passing backs take charge
    Though points aren’t coming easy for Tom Brady and Co., New England takes a four-game winning streak into this coming week’s bye thanks to a 21-13 victory over the Chargers Sunday afternoon at a dreary Gillette Stadium. The Patriots continued to have some red zone struggles and what had been a streaking L.A. team made things difficult at times, New England holding just a 15-7 advantage at halftime...2017
  • Transcripts: Los Angeles Chargers Postgame Quotes 10/29
    • Transcripts: Los Angeles Chargers Postgame Quotes 10/29
    Los Angeles Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn and select players comment on their game against the New England Patriots on Sunday, October 29, 2017. ...2017
  • • Philip Rivers Passes for 4,000-Plus Yards for Franchise-Record 8th Time
    2017
  • • Anthony Lynn: Melvin Gordon’s game ‘growing like a weed’
    Count new head coach Anthony Lynn as a big fan of Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon. Lynn said he’s excited to help Gordon reach new heights after he broke out with 12 total touchdowns during his second NFL season. “He’s very dynamic,” Lynn said, according to Eric Williams of ESPN. “He’s a hard-working young man. He took his game to another level, and we’re going to help him take it ...2017
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Top Melvin Gordon news

  • • Bills have interest in Melvin Gordon; both sides open to potential deal, per report
    The former Chargers running back has reportedly encountered a slow market in free agency...2020
  • • Source: Ex-Chargers RB Gordon joining Broncos
    Former Chargers RB Melvin Gordon reached an agreement on a two-year, $16 million deal that includes $13.5 million guaranteed with the Denver Broncos, a source confirmed to ESPN....2020
  • • Broncos' Phillip Lindsay says Melvin Gordon is not his enemy, but he won't give up the starting job easily
    2020
  • • Where will Philip Rivers sign in free agency? Chargers' Melvin Gordon gives his prediction
    Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has a guess on where his former teammate will end up...2020
  • • Broncos sign Melvin Gordon
    The Chargers signed former Broncos cornerback Chris Harris as a free agent earlier this month and the Broncos signed a former member of the Chargers on Friday. PFT has learned, via a league source, that running back Melvin Gordon has agreed to a two-year deal with his former AFC West rivals. Gordon and Harris each [more]...2020
  • • Melvin Gordon free agency 2020: Top landing spots, projected contract, latest updates, rumors and more
    2020
  • • Report: Melvin Gordon has no offers close to the one he turned down in 2019
    Free agent running back Melvin Gordon may be feeling some regret right now. Gordon held out from the first four games of the regular season last year in search of a better contract, but the Chargers never gave him the kind of offer he wanted. Now he’s a free agent, and not only is he [more]...2020
  • • Chargers Reportedly to Announce Relocation to LA: Latest Details, Reaction
    2017
  • • Melvin Gordon signing with longtime division rival after five seasons with Chargers
    Gordon is taking his talents to Denver for the next two years...2020
  • • Melvin Gordon regrets holdout with Chargers and admits he 'ruined some relationships'
    Melvin Gordon would have done things differently...2020

Melvin Gordon fantasy rankings and news

  • • Key fantasy football injury outlooks for Saturday's matchups
    2018
  • Chargers RB Melvin Gordon apologizes to fantasy football owners
    • Chargers RB Melvin Gordon apologizes to fantasy football owners
    Chargers RB Melvin Gordon has missed San Diego's last three games as he deals with a knee injury....2018
  • Week 12 takeaways: Melvin Gordon's knee injury a game-changer for fantasy owners
    • Week 12 takeaways: Melvin Gordon's knee injury a game-changer for fantasy owners
    Chargers RB among several important players to exit Week 12 games early; kicker's TD pass creates chaos in fantasy scoring.         ...2018
  • • Chargers' Melvin Gordon downgraded to questionable against Titans
    In a development that’s sure to prompt thousands of early phone alarms Sunday morning, Melvin Gordon has been downgraded to questionable. The Chargers‘ top threat is now a true game-time decision to play against the Titans in London, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com tweets. Considering this is an 8:30am CT game, this will obviously test the commitment of Gordon’s North American-based fantasy owners while...2018
  • DraftKings NFL Cheat Sheet: Fantasy Week 13
    • DraftKings NFL Cheat Sheet: Fantasy Week 13
    Week 12 of the NFL officially is in the books, and the Patriots kept rolling right along against the Dolphins. Tom Brady ($7,800) racked up 22.68 DKFP on 18-28 passing, four touchdowns and an interception – his fourth game in a row scoring over 20 DKFP. Two of those touchdowns went to Rob Gronkowski ($7,300), as the tight end finished with 25.2 DKFP. The Patriots will turn their attention to anoth...2017
  • DraftKings NFL Cheat Sheet: Fantasy Week 6
    • DraftKings NFL Cheat Sheet: Fantasy Week 6
    The Patriots won a thriller in Tampa Bay last Thursday 19-14 to move to 3-2 on the season. The defense got back on track and held the Bucs to just 14 points, and they’ll look to stymie the New York Jets in Week 6. Tom Brady failed to reach 23 DKFP for the first time in four weeks, only posting 17.62 on Thursday night. His lone TD was thrown to Chris Hogan, who had eight catches on 11 targets, good...2017
  • FANTASY PLAYS: Keep eyes on Gordon, Baldwin, other injuries
    • FANTASY PLAYS: Keep eyes on Gordon, Baldwin, other injuries
    Week 4 in fantasy football has us glued to injury reports again. We need to monitor the status of key players like Doug Baldwin and Melvin Gordon who are dealing with nagging injuries, and may not be healthy enough to put in starting lineups this week....2017
  • • Fantasy Football Week 16 Rankings: Flex and PPR Outlook for Each Position
    2016
  • • Farrow, Hillman to see extra carries with Gordon out
    Kenneth Farrow and and Ronnie Hillman are set to get extra carries for the San Diego Chargers in Week 16 with starter Melvin Gordon ruled out. Gordon has a hip and knee injury that kept him out of Week 15 and will also force him to miss this Saturday’s game at Cleveland. Chargers have ruled out RB Melvin Gordon (hip, knee) for Saturday vs. Browns. Look for committee between Kenneth Farrow, Ronni...2016
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Melvin Gordon schedule, game

  • • Phillip Lindsay embracing competition with Melvin Gordon: He’s ‘not my enemy’
    2020
  • • Broncos' Phillip Lindsay says Melvin Gordon is not his enemy, but he won't give up the starting job easily
    2020
  • • Phillip Lindsay on addition of Melvin Gordon: “I’m going to do my job”
    2020
  • • Melvin Gordon, Dolphins reportedly have mutual interest
    The Miami Dolphins have more salary-cap space than any other team entering free agency next week, and that means they can make a splash at any position they choose. Should they decide they need an upgrade at the running back position, Melvin Gordon will be a name to watch. The Dolphins are expected to at least check in with Gordon, and ESPN’s Cameron Wolfe reports that the former Wisconsin star wo...2020
  • • Austin Ekeler rooting for Melvin Gordon to get paid
    It was unlikely Melvin Gordon was returning to the Chargers anyway, but Austin Ekeler‘s new deal last week made that crystal clear. Gordon, who becomes a free agent next week, will find a new home. Ekeler now is the Chargers’ starting running back. “For me as a player in the NFL, we need Melvin to [more]...2020
  • • Chargers, Austin Ekeler agree to four-year, $24.5M deal
    The Chargers have identified the running back they’d like to keep for the long haul. Instead of Melvin Gordon, former UDFA Austin Ekeler now has a second Bolts contract. Ekeler agreed to a four-year, $24.5M deal on Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reports (on Twitter). This pact will include $15M in guaranteed money. Ekeler was a restricted free agent but is now locked up through the 2023 season....2020
  • • Report: Chargers RB Melvin Gordon expected to test free agency
    This shouldn’t come as a big surprise, but Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon will reportedly test the free agency market this spring. Josina Anderson of ESPN shared this nugget Thursday: Gordon, of course, held out last summer and into the regular season when the Chargers didn’t cave to his demand for a high-value contract extension. He ultimately returned to the team and was back in...2020
  • • NFL free agent rankings 2020: Derrick Henry, Melvin Gordon among top 11 running backs available
    Sporting News looks at the top 11 running backs available in the 2020 free agency period, starting with the league's reigning rushing champion....2020
  • • NFL free agency 2020: Ranking Derrick Henry, Melvin Gordon and top 11 running backs
    Sporting News looks at the top 11 running backs available in the 2020 free agency period, starting with the league's reigning rushing champion....2020
  • • NFL Week 16 scores, highlights, updates, schedule: Melvin Gordon finds the end zone twice
    2019

Melvin Gordon rumors, scandals

  • Performance Review: Chargers at Patriots
    • Performance Review: Chargers at Patriots
    1st Quarter …In a rare move for them, the Patriots blitzed Chargers QB Philip Rivers when he dropped back to pass on the first play of the game. He wound up completing a 15-yard pass on the play, but it was perhaps an indication that New England is starting to get a little more confident in its risk-taking on defense. …Another example is the increased run blitzing we saw from the Patriots against ...2017
  • • NFL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Chargers Head Coach Vacancy, Kyle Shanahan and More
    2017
  • • Chargers RB Melvin Gordon out, ends season with 997 rushing yards
    The ending to Melvin Gordon'sseason is a shame and the parallels to the San Diego Chargers’ 2016 season are sadly poetic: The second-year running back has been ruled out of the season finale against the Kansas City Chiefs and will end his 2016 campaign short of the 1,000-yard mark with 99......2016
  • • NFL Picks Week 16: Expert Predictions, Odds Guide and Over-Under Lines
    2016
  • • NFL Predictions Week 15: Full Projections, Odds, Highlighting Top Fantasy Stars
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  • • Week 12 NFL Picks: Tips for Vegas Odds and Over/Under Score Predictions
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