The running back has not yet reported to training camp as he seeks a deal that will make him among the league's highest-paid players at his position. ESPN reported that Darius Bilbo, Gordon's agent, requested his client be traded last week after the team did not go much further than their initial offer of approximately $10 million a year. I don't know. So that could limit what the Chargers receive in any potential trade. By: Nick Wojton. The holdout didn't work out for Gordon the way it did for fellow running back Ezekiel Elliott, who received a six-year, $90 million extension. Gov. He followed that up with a career-high 1,105 yards the next season before missing four games last year with an injury, yet still managed 885 yards on the ground and 10 scores. Melvin Gordon's agent asked the Los Angeles Chargers for a trade, as the two sides remain unable to agree on an extension, per ESPN. That decision backfired—Gordon didn't get the lucrative contract extension he was seeking and Austin Ekeler thrived as the team's lead back, accumulating 368 yards from scrimmage and four touchdowns during Gordon's absence. Melvin Gordon said he’s motivated this season and remembers the criticism from talk shows during his holdout #Chargers https://t.co/BtSIHqIc3Y. Melvin Gordon may have a new home ahead of Tuesday's 4 p.m. And if given the opportunity to do things differently, Gordon would perhaps take a different tack in his contract negotiations. Chargers general manager Tom Telesco reportedly told Bilbo that Gordon "is still family" and that the agent did not have permission to seek trade partners. 'This signing is similar to Thanos getting the last Infinity Stone' , All-Pro RB plans to sign one-year deal with Kansas City after being cut by the Jets, Kansas City's updated depth chart after the signing of Le'Veon Bell, "I know I won't miss another training camp again, I can tell you that," he said, per. Andrew Cuomo yet to visit WNY, What Sean McDermott said about Le'Veon Bell rumors (video), Josh Allen, Stefon Diggs still among NFL leaders post-Titans loss, Report: Bills among three finalists to sign RB Le'Veon Bell, Sean McDermott: Titans loss will 'make Bills stronger', What we learned from Bills' Week 5 loss to Titans, Who the Bills protected on their practice squad for Week 6, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Both teams could be in the market for RB help, and Gordon would make sense if Chargers loosen asking price. That's tough.". The 26-year-old running back is a two-time Pro Bowler and came into the 2019 season with at least 850 rushing yards in three straight seasons. As the Chargers running back continues to hold out for a new contract and after he reportedly requested a trade… The running back has not … Melvin Gordon has asked the Los Angeles Chargers to trade him. Melvin Gordon may have a new home ahead of Tuesday's 4 p.m. This site is neither endorsed, nor sponsored by, nor affiliated with the Buffalo Bills or NFL Properties LLC. ET trade deadline.. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, the Detroit Lions and … SportsPulse: Fantasy football season is upon us! The Bills have Frank Gore and rookie Devin Singletary in the backfield, though Gordon would be an upgrade over both and would give the team an excellent option to pair with quarterback Josh Allen. Melvin Gordon will reportedly ask for a trade if he doesn’t get a new contract, and these five teams could line up with interest. Bills vs. Chiefs: Thursday injury reports, Le'Veon Bell signs with Chiefs over Bills, No fans at all this season? Following a tough rookie season, Gordon rushed for 997 yards in 11 games in 2017 with 10 touchdowns. Just with the running back thing and all that, we want to get paid, you know? Melvin Gordon's agent asked the Los Angeles Chargers for a trade, as the two sides remain unable to agree on an extension, per ESPN. Both players likely desire terms close to what the Los Angeles Rams inked Todd Gurley to last year. The 26-year-old is heading into the final year of his rookie deal, which is set to pay him $5.6 million. "I know I won't miss another training camp again, I can tell you that," he said, per Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post. BILLS is a registered trademark of the Buffalo Bills LLC. Three Potential Trade Destinations for Melvin Gordon By Liam McKeone | Jul 11 2019 Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has been one of the … Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. For now, the Melvin Gordon market isn't very lucrative. Gordon would be an interesting addition to either team. Similarly, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is mired in a holdout with his team, as he also seeks a hefty sum of guaranteed money beyond his rookie deal. The Lions are without Kerryon Johnson for at least another seven weeks after he was placed on injured reserve following knee surgery. Welcome to Bills Wire's European Union Experience. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, the Detroit Lions and Buffalo Bills are potential suitors for the Los Angeles Chargers running back: Some around league have linked Lions and Bills to Melvin Gordon.