Melvin Gordon wants Chargers to pay him or trade him

Ruben Hill
July 11, 2019

Some of the NFL's top running backs have been getting big paydays, and unless Melvin Gordon gets one, he's going to cause a huge headache for the Chargers. The five-year deals for first round picks lock them in at below market wages, and then when they hit their mid to late twenties the teams say they are nearing the end of their useful lives. There's been little progress in contract talks with the Chargers, according to Smith, so he's going public with Gordon's stance. "But that's not going to stop me from coming out here and doing what I need to do". I would like to go out there and have it done.

He was also asked about possibly not playing in 2019 without a new deal.

"I don't know, man". "When it does, I'm pretty sure you guys will know". He also added 50 receptions for 490 yards and four more scores.

However, he was quiet in the playoffs, totaling just 69 yards from scrimmage in two games.

The Wisconsin product has led the Chargers in rushing in each of the last three seasons with an average of 996 rushing yards and 9.3 rushing touchdowns per season.

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