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SportChargers’ Melvin Gordon demands new contract or trade

18:55  11 july  2019
18:55  11 july  2019 Source:   chargerswire.usatoday.com

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Melvin Gordon and the Los Angeles Chargers , evidently, are making progress toward a new contract for the star running back. On Thursday, Gordon told ESPN’s Wendi Nix that he would report to his team’s mandatory minicamp next week as extension negotiations between he and the Chargers are

Chargers’ Melvin Gordon demands new contract or trade© File Photo USA TODAY The talk of the offseason for the Los Angeles Chargers has been running back Melvin Gordon and a possible contract extension. Time has gone by, and Gordon has yet to sign a deal.

Gordon's agent, Fletcher Smith, has informed Los Angeles that unless he receives a new contract, he will not report to training camp and will demand a trade, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network confirmed Schefter's report.

Last year, Le'Veon Bell sat out the whole season because he had demanded a big contract from the Pittsburgh Steelers and didn't receive it. Bell became a free agent this offseason and signed with the Jets.

Gordon, who was the No. 15 overall pick of the 2015 NFL draft, is entering the final year of his rookie contract, which calls for him to earn $5.6 million this season.

Gordon has been eligible to sign an extension for more than a year, but general manager Tom Telesco said this offseason that there was no timeline.

His durability has been the biggest concern and may be the one thing holding the team back from giving him a large contract. He tore his ACL during his rookie season and has dealt with injury every season since then, causing him to miss a total of nine games in his career.

Ezekiel Elliott has privately said that he’s planning a training-camp holdout

Ezekiel Elliott has privately said that he’s planning a training-camp holdout Chargers running back Melvin Gordon isn’t being coy about his intent to hold out until he gets a new deal. Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott apparently is, at least for now. Per a league source, Elliott has privately said that he will hold out of training camp unless he gets a new contract. The Cowboys [more]

COSTA MESA — Melvin Gordon knows he can get there. The Chargers have found another dependable option in undrafted rookie Austin Ekeler, who complements Gordon with his shifty running style and pass-catching ability. Take, for example, New Orleans’ Alvin Kamara, who looks like the

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon (28) breaks a tackle by New York Jets’ Marcus Maye (26) during the second half of an NFL After losing three yards on his next carry, Gordon crossed the threshold with a seven-yard run early in the fourth quarter. He is the first Charger to rush

There's no denying that the Bolts have a more dynamic offense when he is on the field, but they have proved that they can win without him. Last season showcased just that as Los Angeles was able to maintain a solid backfield with Austin Ekeler, Justin Jackson and Detrez Newsome.

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