• Melvin Gordon is the latest NFL running back in a standoff with his team. He won't be the last

    3 monthes ago - By Washingtonpost

    Gordon wants a new contract or a trade from the Los Angeles Chargers. Other young star runners could follow suit, and Cowboys and Saints fans are among those who should take notice.
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  • Melvin Gordon picked a bad time to play contract chicken with Chargers

    3 monthes ago - By Yardbarker

    Melvin Gordon stated through his agent, Damarius Bilbo, that he will demand a trade and will not report to training camp without a new contract extension. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero broke this story Thursday morning, and his colleague Ian Rapoport spoke with Gordon's agent about it afterward. “He's very serious,” Bilbo said. “He's worked his butt off and the fifth-year option is a result of where he was drafted. It's what it is. But if we'd gotten a respectable offer, we wouldn't be here. But he felt disrespected. He's very serious.” The Chargers offered an extension that Gordon that his...
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  • Will Melvin Gordon follow Le'Veon Bell's template and sit out a season?

    3 monthes ago - By FanSided

    If he doesn't get a new contract in the coming weeks, Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is prepared to hold out and demand a trade. Entering the final year of his rookie contract, Melvin Gordon and the Los Angeles Chargers have been having discussions about an extension. But those talks seem to not be going...
    Will Melvin Gordon follow Le'Veon Bell's template and sit out a season? - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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  • Barnwell: Why the Chargers shouldn't extend Melvin Gordon's contract

    3 monthes ago - By ESPN

    The running back has been an asset to fantasy teams, but L.A. is better off finding a cheaper option to carry the load.
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  • Chargers' Melvin Gordon could miss games

    3 monthes ago - By Yardbarker

    The saga between the Chargers and running back Melvin Gordon could drag on for a while. There's a “strong possibility” Gordon could sit out into the regular season unless he gets a new market-value deal, agent Damarius Bilbo tells Tom Pelissero of NFL.com. For what it's worth, Bilbo did soften the threat a bit. “But we want to focus on getting something done before training camp,” Bilbo said. “There's a long way to go to Week 1.” If Gordon's holdout extends to the regular season, he'll lose out on roughly $330K per week, representing 1/17th of his $5.6M salary. Staying away from the club...
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  • Melvin Gordon's agent says holdout may last into the regular season

    3 monthes ago - By Pro Football Talk

    Chargers running back Melvin Gordon wants the team to know he means business about demanding a new contract. Gordon's agent, Damarius Bilbo, told Tom Pelissero of NFL Network that there is a “strong possibility” Gordon could sit out into the regular season if the Chargers don't give him the money he wants. “But we want
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  • Melvin Gordon wants new deal or he'll skip training camp, demand to be traded

    3 monthes ago - By CBSSports

    Gordon was one of the NFL's best backs last season, according to advanced metrics
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  • Chargers' Gordon could skip camp, demand trade without new contract

    3 monthes ago - By Sportsnet

    The agent for Melvin Gordon has informed the Los Angeles Chargers that his client will not attend the team's training camp and could demand a trade unless he gets a new contract, according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter .
    Chargers training camp is set to begin in less than two weeks.
    Melvin Gordon's agent, Damarius Bilbo, tells me there's a “strong possibility” Gordon could sit out into the regular season, absent a new, market-value deal with Chargers. “But we want to focus on getting something done before training camp. There's a long way to go to Week 1.”
    - Tom Pelissero July 11...
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  • Chargers Pro Bowler Melvin Gordon threatens holdout, trade demand without contract extension, per report

    Chargers Pro Bowler Melvin Gordon threatens holdout, trade demand without contract extension, per report

    3 monthes ago - By USA Today

    The Chargers' Melvin Gordon will also demand a trade, his agent told ESPN, if the team doesn't give him a contract extension soon.
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  • Chargers' Melvin Gordon threatens holdout, trade demand

    3 monthes ago - By Yardbarker

    Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has informed the team that unless he receives a new contract, he will not report to training camp and he will demand a trade, agent Fletcher Smith tells ESPN.com's Adam Schefter. Gordon has been pushing for a new deal, but this is a previously unforeseen development for the Los Angeles star. Gordon, one of the league's premier running backs, has already built up quite the odometer at the age of 26. With more than 1,000 carries on his resume, the former first-round pick is looking to cash in as he enters his contract year. For now, Gordon is slated to...
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  • Melvin Gordon wants Chargers to pay him or trade him

    Melvin Gordon wants Chargers to pay him or trade him

    3 monthes ago - By New York Post

    Some of the NFL's top running backs have been getting big paydays, and unless Melvin Gordon gets one, he's going to cause a huge headache for the Chargers. Gordon's agent, Fletcher Smith, told ESPN that Gordon won't report to training camp and will demand a trade if he doesn't get a new contract. There's been...
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  • Melvin Gordon to Demand Trade, Hold Out of Training Camp Without New Contract

    3 monthes ago - By Bleacher Report

    Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon wants a new contract and is willing to sit out training camp as a result...
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  • Melvin Gordon won't attend training camp without new contract, report says

    Melvin Gordon won't attend training camp without new contract, report says

    3 monthes ago - By Sporting News

    The Chargers running back has informed the team he will demand a trade if he doesn't get a new deal.
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  • Melvin Gordon tells Chargers to give him new contract or trade him

    3 monthes ago - By Yardbarker

    Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is hoping for a new contract prior to the season, and he has given the team an ultimatum. Gordon's agent told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the 26-year-old intends to hold out from training camp if he does not get a new deal. He will also demand that the Chargers trade him. Gordon is set to make $5.6 million in the final year of his rookie contract next season. Though he has battled some knee injuries, he has been one of the most productive backs in the league when healthy. Gordon totaled 1,375 yards from scrimmage last season and scored 14...
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  • Melvin Gordon tells Chargers he's not showing up without a new deal

    3 monthes ago - By Pro Football Talk

    Melvin Gordon is taking a stand. The Chargers running back, entering the fifth year of his first-round rookie deal, has informed the Chargers that he won't report for training camp without a new contract, and that he'll demand a trade. Gordon's agent, Fletcher Smith, informed ESPN of the situation. Gordon is due to make $5.605
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  • Melvin Gordon to hold out, request trade unless given new deal

    3 monthes ago - By TheScore

    Running back Melvin Gordon says he will not report to camp unless he receives a new contract from the Los Angeles Chargers, his agent told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Gordon will also demand a trade from the team if a deal is not made, Schefter added. More to come. Copyright © 2019 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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  • Agent: Chargers' Gordon wants trade if no deal

    3 monthes ago - By ESPN

    Chargers running back Melvin Gordon wants to be traded if he doesn't receive a new deal from the Chargers, agent Fletcher Smith told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
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