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SportReport: Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Seeks New Deal, Not Showing Up For Training Camp

17:15  24 july  2019
17:15  24 july  2019 Source:   si.com

Chargers’ Melvin Gordon demands new contract or trade

Chargers’ Melvin Gordon demands new contract or trade Chargers' Melvin Gordon will hold out and demand trade without a new contract.

Melvin Gordon 's agent told ESPN that the running back will not be reporting to Chargers training camp unless the team gives him a contract extension.

Unless he has a new deal , Chargers ' RB Melvin Gordon will not report to training camp , not when he currently is scheduled to be heading into the last Gordon , who is scheduled to earn .6 million in 2019, was at mandatory minicamp last month after sitting out voluntary workouts earlier this offseason

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is officially in a holdout status as he informed the team that he will not report to the start of training camp, reports ESPN.com's Adam Schefter.

Report: Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Seeks New Deal, Not Showing Up For Training Camp© Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

The Chargers are expected to start camp today in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Gordon has been seeking a new contract and is scheduled to make $5.6 million this season. which is the final year of his five-year rookie deal.

The 26-year-old Gordon has led the Chargers in rushing for three straight seasons.

Last season, Gordon rushed for 885 yards in 12 games and also had 490 receiving yards while scoring 14 total touchdowns.

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Melvin Gordon 's agent told ESPN that the running back will not be reporting to Chargers training camp unless the team gives him a contract extension.

Melvin Gordon 's agent told ESPN that the running back will not be reporting to Chargers training camp unless the team gives him a contract extension.

Gordon's agent basically made good on his threat to have his client hold out without a new deal, and also has said that Gordon will demand a trade.

Without Gordon in camp, Austin Ekeler and Justin Jackson are next in line to grab a majority of the snaps.

The Chargers first preseason game is Aug. 8 against the Arizona Cardinals.

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