Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon

Height: 6' 1"Weight: 215 lbsAge: 26College: WisconsinDrafted: #15 (1st Rd.)

2019 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 8th (easy)
Draft Rank (ECR) #9
Best / Worst #3 / #44
ADP #5


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He's not going to win the rushing title or anything and it's very unlikely that he finishes as a top-three fantasy running back, but he's about as safe as they come considering he's been a top-eight running back in each of the last three seasons. There were just four running backs who delivered RB2 or better performances in at least 90 percent of their games: Christian McCaffrey, Saquon Barkley, Ezekiel Elliott, and Gordon.

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Melvin Gordon reportedly to demand trade unless he receives a new contract

Running back Melvin Gordon has informed the Chargers that unless he receives a new contract, he will not report to training camp and he will demand a trade, according to a report from NFL insider Adam Schefter.

Fantasy Impact

While it was known that Gordon was looking for a new contract, this is the first report of him potentially sitting out training camp and demanding a trade. He currently has a $5.6 million salary in 2019 under the fifth-year option on his rookie contract, and understandably wants a raise and some long-term security. If Gordon misses any time, Austin Ekeler and Justin Jackson could see opportunities in the Los Angeles backfield.

Mike Maher - 1 week ago
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #6RB #3RB #2270
Dynasty RB #6RB #5RB #819
Running Backs#5#6#5#5
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week42036.6
Last 3 Weeks4812.712.2
Season to Date73.
Game Log
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OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17@ DEN42036.6
Week 16vs. BAL411311.4
Week 12vs. ARI612218.6
Week 11vs. DEN690615.6
Strength of Schedule
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Next Gamevs. IND22nd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesDET, HOU, MIA11th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)JAC, MIN, OAK20th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--26th easiest remaining opponents