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SportChargers GM frustrated by Gordon holdout: 'I haven't solved this one yet'

17:06  30 august  2019
17:06  30 august  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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As Melvin Gordon 's holdout approaches the regular season, Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco has expressed frustration that the two sides have " I pride myself in having solutions to problems, and I haven ' t solved this one yet . We know what he means to our team, and even bigger

Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco knows he's not likely to see Melvin Gordon on the field anytime soon as the running back seeks a new deal. Hence the holdout Telesco can' t seem to solve . With the 2019 campaign quickly approaching, Gordon looks likely to miss a chunk of games.

As Melvin Gordon's holdout approaches the regular season, Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco has expressed frustration that the two sides have yet to work out a new deal.

Chargers GM frustrated by Gordon holdout: 'I haven't solved this one yet'© Harry How / Getty Images Sport / Getty

"I'm disappointed it has lasted this long," Telesco said, according to ESPN's Eric Williams. "I pride myself in having solutions to problems, and I haven't solved this one yet. We know what he means to our team, and even bigger than that what, he means to our organization.

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Tom Telesco on Melvin Gordon holdout : " I 'm disappointed it has lasted this long. I pride myself in having solutions to problems, and I haven ' t solved this one yet . The Chargers have shown in the past they are willing to hold the line on all kinds of contract talks, and it would not be surprising if this

The Chargers gave permission to Gordon to talk with other teams on Saturday. I pride myself in having solutions to problems, and I haven ' t solved this one yet ,” Telesco said. Alternatively, if Elliott signs for less than expected or carries a holdout deeper into the season, Gordon ’s leverage will drop

"But the other side is we have a big game coming up this week with the (Indianapolis) Colts, and I'm confident in the players that we have on the field right now will play well."

Gordon is fully expected to continue his holdout into the regular season, as contract talks haven't progressed the way he'd hoped.

The 26-year-old running back is entering the final year of his rookie contract and has already rejected a Chargers offer that would have netted him $10 million per season. He's reportedly seeking roughly $13 million in average annual value.

Austin Ekeler and Justin Jackson will likely lead Anthony Lynn's backfield in Week 1.

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Report: Chargers give Melvin Gordon permission to seek trade

Report: Chargers give Melvin Gordon permission to seek trade The Los Angeles Chargers apparently seem ready to move on from Melvin Gordon. © Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY SportsThe Chargers have given Gordon and his representatives permission to seek a trade, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported on Saturday. Some potentially big news for the #Chargers: They have given the reps for Melvin Gordon permission to seek a trade, sources say. He’ll explore his options, which include returning. But big few days.

Chargers general manager Tom Telesco said there were no hard feelings between the team and Melvin Gordon , despite the star running back's contract impasse. Editor's Picks. The Melvin Gordon holdout : What he wants and why a trade is unlikely. Source: Gordon tells Chargers he's not showing.

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon , who's been holding out for a new contract, is NFL Network and ESPN reported that a return date isn’ t set, but Gordon ’s holdout is expected to end Before the season started, Chargers GM Tom Telesco said the team was tabling contract talks

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