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Melvin Gordon
  • Melvin Gordon is a Running Back for the Los Angeles Chargers and went to college at Wisconsin. He is 26 Years Old, 6-1, and 215 lbs.
  • Running Back Rank: #24
  • Overall Rank: #46
  • (PPR) Running Back Rank: #24
  • (PPR) Overall Rank: #49
  • Salary: $10
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Melvin Gordon Fantasy Football News
  • Ready to test open market
    Gordon plans to test the market as a free agent, Josina Anderson of ESPN reports.

    3/5/2020 6:15 PM
  • Racks up 122 yards, touchdown
    Gordon ran for 46 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries and caught six of seven targets for 76 yards during Sunday's 31-21 loss to Kansas City.

    12/30/2019 12:30 AM
  • Two touchdowns salvage day
    Gordon carried the ball nine times for 15 yards and two touchdowns while catching six of his seven targets for 32 yards in the 24-17 loss to the Raiders on Sunday.

    12/23/2019 12:45 AM
  • Fumbles twice in blowout loss
    Gordon carried seven times for 28 yards and caught five of seven targets for an additional 36 yards during Sunday's 39-10 loss to the Vikings. He also lost two fumbles.

    12/16/2019 3:30 AM
  • Finds end zone against Jags
    Gordon carried the ball 12 times for 55 yards and a touchdown and caught all five of his targets for 29 yards in Sunday's 45-10 rout of the Jaguars.

    12/9/2019 1:45 AM
  • Accumulates over 100 total yards
    Gordon carried the ball 20 times for 99 yards and also caught two his three targets for 11 yards in Sunday's 23-20 loss at the hands of the Broncos.

    12/2/2019 1:30 AM
  • Totals 90 yards in defeat
    Gordon rushed 14 times for 69 yards and caught three of five targets for 21 yards in Monday night's 24-17 loss to the Chiefs.

    11/19/2019 6:15 AM
  • Keeps building momentum in loss
    Gordon rushed 22 times for 108 yards and a touchdown and secured his only target for 25 yards in the Chargers' 26-24 loss to the Raiders on Thursday.

    11/8/2019 5:30 AM
  • Breaks free for solid outing
    Gordon carried the ball 20 times for 80 yards and two touchdowns and also caught three of his four targets for 29 yards in the 26-11 win Sunday over the Packers.

    11/4/2019 1:45 AM
  • Scores another touchdown
    Gordon carried the ball eight times for 31 yards and a touchdown, also catching two of his three targets for three yards in the 17-16 win Sunday over the Bears.

    10/27/2019 9:45 PM
  • Finds end zone but performs poorly
    Gordon rushed the ball 16 times for 32 yards in Week 7 against the Titans. He also added two receptions for -3 yards but did manage to find the end zone.

    10/21/2019 3:00 AM
  • Early deficit curtails production
    Gordon carried the ball eight times for 18 yards and also caught three of his four targets for 30 yards in the 24-17 loss Sunday to the Steelers.

    10/14/2019 4:15 AM
  • On pace for more work
    Coach Anthony Lynn told Daniel Popper of The Athletic that Gordon will be utilized more Sunday night against the Steelers.

    10/11/2019 10:15 PM
  • Produces little in debut
    Gordon carried 12 times for 31 yards and caught four of six targets for an additional seven yards during Sunday's 20-13 loss to the Broncos.

    10/7/2019 1:30 AM
  • Restricted workload likely on tap
    Coach Anthony Lynn suggested Friday that Gordon's workload may be limited in the running back's season debut this weekend against the Broncos, Gilbert Manzano of The Orange County Register reports. "I don't want to put him in there and play him too much, and I really don't have to," Lynn said of Gordon. "I like what Austin Ekeler has been doing."

    10/4/2019 10:15 PM
  • Considered for Week 5 start
    Coach Anthony Lynn told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Wednesday that Gordon is "definitely going to be part of the game plan" Week 5 against the Broncos and "may even start" in the contest.

    10/3/2019 4:45 PM
  • Primed for Week 5 debut
    Gordon is expected to make his season debut Week 5 against the Broncos, but his role may be limited, Jeff Miller of The Los Angeles Times reports. "[Gordon's] reps are going to be limited," coach Anthony Lynn said Sunday. "I can't put him in there and run him 30 times next week."

    9/30/2019 3:45 PM
  • Does not play Sunday
    Gordon did not take a snap in the team's 30-10 win over the Dolphins on Sunday.

    9/29/2019 9:15 PM
  • Officially active
    Gordon is officially active for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, Eric D. Williams of ESPN.com reports.

    9/29/2019 4:15 PM
  • May only be used in emergency Sunday
    Though Gordon is slated to dress for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, the Chargers are only expected to use him in an emergency, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    9/29/2019 1:45 PM
  • Eligible to play Sunday
    Gordon was activated from the NFL's two-week exempt list and will be eligible to play in Sunday's contest against the Dolphins.

    9/28/2019 8:45 PM
  • To see limited action
    The Chargers plan to play Gordon (coach's decision) on a limited snap count for Sunday's matchup with the Dolphins, Mike Jones of USA Today reports

    9/28/2019 7:30 PM
  • Might see action in Week 4
    Coach Anthony Lynn hasn't ruled out the possibility that Gordon could suit up Sunday against the Dolphins and play in a limited role, Eric D. Williams of ESPN.com reports.

    9/27/2019 8:30 PM
  • Team granted roster exemption
    Per the NFL's official transaction log, the Chargers have been granted a roster exemption for Gordon in advance of Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

    9/26/2019 11:00 PM
  • Returns to practice
    Gordon participated in Thursday's practice, Eric D. Williams of ESPN.com reports.

    9/26/2019 9:45 PM
  • Reports to team facility
    Gordon -- who reported to the Chargers' facility Thursday -- is slated to go through a physical conducted by the team's staff, Eric D. Williams of ESPN reports.

    9/26/2019 5:00 PM
  • Plans to report to team Thursday
    Gordon, who has been away from the Chargers due to a contract dispute, plans to report to the team Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    9/26/2019 12:00 AM
  • Won't be available Sunday
    Gordon (contract dispute) won't be available for Sunday's game in Miami even if he rejoins the Chargers this week, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    9/25/2019 3:45 PM
  • Could rejoin team soon
    Gordon had planned to rejoin the Chargers at some point in October, but he may soon move up his reporting date, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports

    9/25/2019 2:30 PM
  • Planning to play in 2019
    Gordon (contract holdout) is expected to report to the Chargers in 2019, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

    9/13/2019 7:15 PM
  • May eye debut between Weeks 6 and 8
    At this stage, Gordon -- who is looking for a new contract -- plans to report back to the Chargers "in the window that spans from Week 6 through Week 8," Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports.

    9/8/2019 3:15 PM
  • Holdout may last thru late November
    Gordon's holdout has a chance to last until late November, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    9/8/2019 3:15 PM
  • Holdout may last until late November
    Gordon's holdout has a chance to last until late November, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    9/8/2019 2:00 PM
  • Reportedly targeting Week 6-8 return
    At this stage, Gordon -- who is looking for a new contract -- plans to report back to the Chargers "in the window that spans from Week 6 through Week 8," Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports.

    9/8/2019 12:45 PM
  • Not making progress on trade
    Gordon has drawn trade interest from one team, but a deal doesn't seem likely to happen, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    9/4/2019 2:15 PM
  • Not planning to report
    Gordon is sorting through potential trade options, with no plan to report to the Chargers for Week 1, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

    9/2/2019 6:45 PM
  • Contract dispute continues
    Gordon, who is in the midst of a contract impasse, remains on the Chargers' Reserve/Did Not Report list heading into Week 1.

    9/2/2019 3:00 PM
  • Won't get extension from Chargers
    General manager Tom Telesco announced Sunday that extension talks with Gordon will be postponed until after the 2019 season, Gilbert Manzano of The Orange County Register reports.

    9/1/2019 8:15 PM
  • Given permission to seek trade
    Gordon and his representation were given permission by the Chargers to seek a trade, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    8/31/2019 8:45 PM
  • Mixed takes on holdout
    In his projection of the Chargers' initial 53-man roster this season, Eric D. Williams of ESPN.com includes Gordon.

    8/28/2019 6:00 PM
  • May sit during regular season
    Gordon is expected to miss regular-season time as his holdout for a new contract continues, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    8/21/2019 8:00 PM
  • Keeping in shape
    Gordon is staying in football shape while awaiting a resolution on his holdout for a new contract, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports. "[I'm] just waiting on the call," Gordon said Monday.

    8/20/2019 1:00 AM
  • No progress on new deal
    The Chargers and Gordon's representatives haven't made progress on a new contract, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    8/16/2019 1:00 AM
  • Still in contact with team
    General manager Tom Telesco said the Chargers have maintained contact with Gordon's representatives, Eric D. Williams of ESPN.com reports.

    8/13/2019 3:30 PM
  • Reportedly sought trade
    Gordon's agent relayed to ESPN's Josina Anderson that his client requested a trade last week, ESPN.com reports.

    8/1/2019 4:30 PM
  • May sit until midseason
    Gordon is considering holding out until midseason, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

    7/30/2019 8:00 PM
  • Headed for lengthy holdout
    Gordon's holdout may stretch into the regular season, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

    7/26/2019 1:40 PM
  • Lands on Reserve/Did Not Report list
    Gordon has been placed on the Chargers' Reserve/Did Not Report list.

    7/24/2019 10:00 PM
  • Holding out from camp
    Gordon informed the Chargers he won't report to training camp, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    7/24/2019 2:00 PM
  • Moving closer to holdout
    The Chargers aren't willing to meet Gordon's current expectations for a contract extension, Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reports.

    7/22/2019 9:10 PM
  • Still working toward extension
    Gordon said Saturday he still hopes to work things out with the Chargers, Jeff Miller of The Los Angeles Times reports. "Like, that's the team who blessed me with an opportunity," Gordon said. "But it's an opportunity right now where I know I need to take advantage of it. You know, I want to get paid. That's just kind of what it is. Hopefully I end up a Charger."

    7/14/2019 5:40 PM
  • Could skip regular-season games
    Gordon's agent said there's a "strong possibility" the running back will hold out into the regular season if he doesn't receive a new contract, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.

    7/11/2019 4:00 PM
  • Preparing for holdout or trade
    Gordon doesn't plan to report to training camp unless he signs a contract extension first, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    7/11/2019 2:50 PM
  • Wants new contract
    Gordon said he's discussing a new contract with the Chargers, ESPN.com's Eric D. Williams reports.

    6/12/2019 2:30 PM
2020 Schedule
  • Week 1 IND vs.LAC Sunday 4:05 PM LAC
  • Week 2 LAC vs.DET Sunday 1:00 PM DET
  • Week 3 HOU vs.LAC Sunday 4:25 PM HOU
  • Week 4 LAC vs.MIA Sunday 1:00 PM LAC
  • Week 5 DEN vs.LAC Sunday 4:05 PM DEN
  • Week 6 PIT vs.LAC Sunday 8:20 PM PIT
  • Week 7 LAC vs.TEN Sunday 4:05 PM TEN
  • Week 8 LAC vs.CHI Sunday 1:00 PM LAC
  • Week 9 GB vs.LAC Sunday 4:25 PM LAC
  • Week 10 LAC vs.OAK Thursday 8:20 PM OAK
  • Week 11 KC vs.LAC Monday 8:15 PM KC
  • Week 13 LAC vs.DEN Sunday 4:25 PM DEN
  • Week 14 LAC vs.JAC Sunday 4:05 PM LAC
  • Week 15 MIN vs.LAC Sunday 8:20 PM MIN
  • Week 16 OAK vs.LAC Sunday 1:00 PM OAK
  • Week 17 LAC vs.KC Sunday 1:00 PM

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