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Sport4 stats that prove Chargers RB Melvin Gordon deserves a raise

19:46  11 july  2019
19:46  11 july  2019 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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The Los Angeles Chargers are poised to enter the 2019 NFL season as legitimate Super Bowl contenders – but the team could be without one of its best offensive weapons in Melvin Gordon , who is prepared to sit out or demand a trade if he doesn’t receive a new contract.

Melvin Gordon has stated a desire to remain with the Chargers , but the running back is expected to test free agency, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson. NFL free agency begins on March 18, at which point Gordon would become one of the best backs available. Gordon has spent his entire career with

4 stats that prove Chargers RB Melvin Gordon deserves a raise© File Photo File Photo The Los Angeles Chargers are poised to enter the 2019 NFL season as legitimate Super Bowl contenders - but the team could be without one of its best offensive weapons in Melvin Gordon, who is prepared to sit out or demand a trade if he doesn't receive a new contract.

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday that Gordon, who is on the final year of his his rookie deal and is set to make $5.6 million, will not report to the team until a new deal can be agreed upon.

NFL teams are understandably wary of committing money to running backs - just look at Todd Gurley's now-disastrous contract with the Rams - but Gordon has been delivering elite, Pro Bowl-level production for the Chargers at a fraction of his market value. When the Le'Veon Bell saga was unfolding in Pittsburgh last year, Gordon said he would have held out just as Bell did - and he'll now be hoping to land a contract in the same range as Bell's four-year, $52 million deal with the Jets.

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Stats > Melvin Gordon . Melvin Gordon . Running Back, Los Angeles Chargers . Melvin Gordon has now played four seasons in the NFL and while he's averaged over 1,300 total yards per season, there is growing concern that his body may just not be built to withstand a large workload for a

Melvin Gordon is practically acting as Philip Rivers' agent. During an interview with CBS on Monday, Gordon was asked what he thinks about Rivers' 4 stats that prove Chargers RB Melvin Gordon deserves a raise .

It will be difficult for Gordon to land the deal he wants, and it's generally not a good idea to pay massive salaries to running backs if you're looking to build a team capable of winning a Super Bowl. According to Gordon's numbers, it's clear that he's immensely outperformed his rookie contract, and certainly deserves more than what he's getting.

1. Gordon is a versatile weapon for the Chargers

2. Gordon has 38 touchdowns from scrimmage in the past three seasons

3. Gordon has one fumble in the last two seasons (28 games)

4. Gordon is a top-three RB, according to Pro Football Focus' grades.

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