Melvin Gordon III RUMORS & NEWS

  • Melvin Gordon says Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes is ‘worth every dime’

    Clutch Points "New Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon called Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes’ new contract extension “worth every dime” on Tuesday while speaking to fellow former Los Angeles Chargers rusher LaDainian..." July 07

  • Melvin Gordon thinks combo with Phillip Lindsay will be 'electric' "Five seasons as a Chargers running back and it's still a little different for Melvin Gordon to hear himself called a Denver Bronco. "It's crazy, man. Just being with the Chargers for so many years. It's crazy just to hear that," Gordon told NFL Network's..." July 07

  • Melvin Gordon Fires Back at Former Bronco Brandon Stokley for Saying He's Overpaid

    Clutch Points "Melvin Gordon isn’t holding back. The Denver Broncos running back took to Twitter to blast ex-NFL player Brandon Stokley, who tweeted that his former team was spending too much on the 27-year-old. The two-time Pro Bowler just signed a two-year, $16 million..." June 25

  • Dalvin Cook Should Learn From Melvin Gordon's Botched Holdout Before Going Through With it

    12 Up "Dalvin Cook is a promising young running back who has dealt with injuries throughout his first three seasons in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings. He finally eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark in 2019 and appeared in a career-high 14 games. That's why some fans may be shocked to hear..." June 16

  • Broncos OC Pat Shurmur shoots down rumor of pushing to sign Melvin Gordon

    The Sports Daily "The Denver Broncos find themselves in an interesting predicament, seeing running back Phillip Lindsay have his breakout campaign last season, yet signing a veteran workhorse to crowd the backfield. It’s a decision that has been scrutinized by many, as Lindsay ran so well in..." June 12

  • Broncos may use Melvin Gordon and Phillip Lindsay at the same time

    Pro Football Talk "As narratives go, I hadn’t previously seen or heard the one that Broncos offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur “pounded the table” for running back Melvin Gordon. But the narrative apparently is out there, and Shurmur was asked about it on Thursday during a conference with..." June 11

  • Broncos’ Melvin Gordon trolls Chargers, says they prepared him to play in empty stadiums

    Clutch Points "Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon can’t resist taking shots at the Los Angeles Chargers. As Gordon begins a new era of his career with the Broncos, he will look to move on after spending the first five seasons of his career with the Chargers. While..." May 28

  • Broncos RB Melvin Gordon Says Chargers Offense 'Wasn't a System Built for Me'

    Bleacher Report "Melvin Gordon is happy to be with the Denver Broncos after playing in a Chargers offense that wasn't well-suited to his game.  "It really didn't play out to my strengths, especially the first couple years there," he said on RapSheet..." May 19

  • Melvin Gordon sent perfect tweets about Broncos' new offensive linemen "The Denver Broncos added several weapons for quarterback Drew Lock in the 2020 NFL Draft. They also added some protection up front, selecting offensive linemen in the third and sixth rounds. Lock isn’t the only one that appreciates the new offensive linemen. After..." April 26

  • Melvin Gordon 'looking forward' to playing Bolts twice "Melvin Gordon's moving on to Denver. Obviously, he's staying in the AFC West, though, so he'll be seeing his old squad -- the L.A. Chargers -- twice a season going forward. It's most certainly an aspect of the season to come he's excited..." April 18

  • Phillip Lindsay embracing competition with Melvin Gordon: He’s ‘not my enemy’

    Larry Brown Sports "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. " April 01

  • Melvin Gordon Regrets Holdout "New Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon famously held out last year, sitting out the first three games of the 2019 season in hopes of getting a new contract from the Los Angeles Chargers. The payday never came in L.A. Now with another AFC West squad, the..." March 27

  • Melvin Gordon on joining Broncos Country: 'I always felt like it was an away game when we played the Broncos'

    9 News "Through his first five NFL seasons, Melvin Gordon’s ears couldn’t tell where he was playing when his Chargers matched up against the division rival Broncos. His first two years in San Diego, there would be a good 40 percent Broncos fans at Qualcomm Stadium for Charger home..." March 27

  • Did Melvin Gordon turn down Bills to sign with Broncos?

    Larry Brown Sports "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..." March 21

  • Denver Broncos Signed Melvin Gordon and it Doesn't Make Much Sense

    The Big Lead "Melvin Gordon finally found a landing spot as he inked a two-year, $16 million deal with the Denver Broncos on Friday. The contract doesn't seem to make a whole lot of sense for Denver. The Broncos already have Phillip Lindsay on the roster and he's been a better, more..." March 21

  • Melvin Gordon signing two-year deal with Broncos "Melvin Gordon will ride to the Rocky Mountains. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that Gordon has agreed to terms a two-year, $16 million contract with the Denver Broncos, per a source informed of the deal. Gordon's deal includes $13.5 million..." March 20

  • Melvin Gordon Signing With Broncos Proves He Wants Revenge on Chargers

    12 Up "The Los Angeles Chargers wisely opted against opening up their wallets to lock down RB Melvin Gordon when he staged a holdout last season. Gordon was demanding a lucrative payday, but the Chargers withstood his ultimatum and rolled with Austin Ekeler as the lead back..." March 20

  • 3 Free Agents Who Probably Called the Bucs to Team Up With Tom Brady

    12 Up "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have become a hot free-agent destination after acquiring Tom Brady. Players can now play with Brady without having to go through the rigid system in New England under Bill Belichick. Free agents are reportedly calling the Bucs and asking about..." March 19

  • Melvin Gordon has no offers close to the one he turned down in 2019

    Pro Football Talk "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..." March 19

  • Melvin Gordon, Dolphins reportedly have mutual interest

    Larry Brown Sports "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..." March 15

  • 5 free agents NFL teams should avoid

    Larry Brown Sports "The official start to free agency is now just a few weeks off, and NFL teams are beginning to gear up for their annual spending spree. However, for every top-end free agent capable of changing the trajectory of a team, there is a landmine sitting around the corner that could derail an..." March 07

  • Melvin Gordon Expected to Test Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Chargers and running back Melvin Gordon are not expected to agree on a long-term contract before the beginning of free agency, allowing him to hit the open market. ESPN's Josina Anderson reported Gordon is expected to test free agency...." March 05

  • Why the Kansas City Chiefs need to consider pursuing Melvin Gordon despite the price

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is currently gearing up to freely test the open market as a free agent for the first time as a NFL player this offseason. After holding out for a new contract from the Chargers just last year — to no avail, of course —..." March 03

  • Should the Eagles pursue Melvin Gordon in free agency?

    The Sports Daily "The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to be a major player in NFL free agency after their season came to an end in the NFC Wildcard game against the Seattle Seahawks. The reigning NFC East champions will be specifically looking to upgrade the wide receiver, cornerback, linebacker, and..." February 25

  • Hall of Famer predicts Chargers RB Melvin Gordon signs with Dolphins

    CBS Sports "This year's NFL free agency spree is set to be a wild ride. While that'll be the case mostly due to a quarterback market flush with top-flight talent looking to -- and expected to -- break the bank, it'll also involve several running backs who would ideally like to do..." February 20

  • Could the Patriots be a darkhorse landing spot for Melvin Gordon in free agency?

    Clutch Points "Melvin Gordon is going to be one of the most sought after players during free agency, and it could make a lot of sense for the New England Patriots to try and sign him. Gordon made it clear earlier in the offseason that he wanted to be back with the Los Angeles Chargers, but it..." February 13

  • Melvin Gordon hopes to re-sign with Chargers ahead of free agency

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers running back Melvin Gordon wasn’t able to wrangle a new deal from the Chargers after holding out into the regular season last year, but he is still holding out hope that something will work out with the team that drafted him with the 15th overall pick of the 2015..." January 30