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Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Officially Out for Sunday’s Showdown in Pittsburgh

Chargers running back Melvin Gordon, linebacker Brandon Mebane and offensive tackle Joe Barksdale have been ruled out for Sunday night’s AFC showdown in Pittsburgh. Gordon and Mebane did not practice this week. Barksdale was full participation before missing Friday’s session. Gordon, who is sixth in the NFL in rushing, sprained the MCL in his right […]

Chargers Leading RB Melvin Gordon ‘Week to Week’ with Sprained MCL

Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is week to week after he sprained the medial collateral ligament in his right knee during Sunday’s 45-10 win over the Cardinals. Gordon sustained the injury when the Chargers ran a reverse during the third quarter. He had scored two touchdowns and rushed for 61 yards in the game before […]

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Proving His Worth Not Only as a Runner But Also as a Pass Catcher

If the first two weeks are going to serve as a harbinger for the rest of the season, defensive coordinators are going to have another concern when figuring out how to defend Melvin Gordon. The Chargers running back leads the team in receptions with 15 after the first two games. Gordon had six receptions for […]

Melvin Gordon Says He’ll Be Ready to Play for the Chargers Sunday

Melvin Gordon did not practice with the Chargers on Wednesday. But just days after setting a new personal rushing record, the third-year tailback is confident he’ll play in the regular-season finale against the Raiders — ankle injury or not, Jack Wang of the Los Angeles Daily News reports. “I’m good,” he said. “I’ll be ready […]

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Hopeful He Can Go Sunday Against Oakland

Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is “optimistic” he will be able to play in Week 17 against the Oakland Raiders according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Gordon sprained his ankle late in Sunday’s win over the New York Jets and was spotted wearing a walking boot over the holidays. Head coach Anthony Lynn admits that […]

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Somehow Feels Fans in San Diego Will Accept the Team Again

Chargers Pro Bowl running back Melvin Gordon has an interesting perspective on the team’s move from San Diego to Los Angeles, James Walker of ESPN.com reports. “I don’t think we’re going to lose everyone in San Diego,” Gordon told ESPN Friday. “I really don’t think of it like that. I just think of it as […]

Chargers Pushed Around in 24-19 Loss to the Bengals in Cincinnati

The Chargers found a way to comeback last week against the Lions, but Sunday in Cincinnati it was another story, as they were sloppy all day in a 24-19 loss to the Bengals. San Diego couldn’t fight back, as they trailed 14-6 at the half, and while they had shots in the second half they […]

Chargers Make Deal with 49ers to Get Pick to Draft RB Melvin Gordon

The Chargers moved up in Thursday’s NFL Draft, and moved into the spot belonging to the 49ers. With the pick they took Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. Here’s a scouting report on the running back. Wisconsin has been a factory for NFL running games with offensive linemen and running backs. Among the halfbacks, Gordon is […]