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Melvin Gordon III
Running Back
Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 215 Age: 28 Exp: 6 years College: Wisconsin Drafted: 2015 R1 15
Avg FF PTS
11.63
Per Game
Cumulative FF PTS
174.4
Position Rank: 12th
Projected FF PTS
N/A
Week 21
Upside / Downside
-8.5
Week 21
Posted: 5/09/2021 11:57 pm UTC
Denver Broncos RB Javonte Williams will 'factor in plenty' to the offense as a rookie because he brings an 'explosion' that RB Melvin Gordon lacks at this stage of his career, in the opinion of ESPN's Todd McShay.
Huddle Up: Gordon will likely lead the Broncos in carries in 2021, but Williams should see touches from Day 1 and could play his way into a backfield timeshare. At worst, he is a must-own handcuff for Gordon owners.
Posted: 3/10/2021 4:05 pm UTC
Denver Broncos RB Melvin Gordon's DUI charges were dismissed Wednesday, March 10. He pleaded guilty to reckless driving for excessive speeding.
Posted: 2/19/2021 6:32 am UTC
Denver Broncos RB Melvin Gordon is slated to have the sixth-highest salary cap charge ($8.969 million) on the roster in 2021 if the team doesn't attempt to void some of the guaranteed money on his contract due to his DUI arrest during the 2020 season that could result in a three-game suspension, according to ESPN.com's Jeff Legwold.
Posted: 1/14/2021 7:47 pm UTC
Denver Broncos RB Melvin Gordon's attorneys on Thursday, Jan. 14, in virtual court entered a not guilty plea to a DUI charge last Oct. 14 in Denver. Gordon's next hearing is a disposition on Feb 24.
Huddle Up: Something to keep an eye on this offseason as Gordon could wind up opening the 2021 season on a league-issued suspension, depending on how things play out.
Posted: 1/04/2021 2:03 am UTC
Denver Broncos QB Drew Lock completed 25-of-41 passes for 339 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 17 against the Las Vegas Raiders. RB Melvin Gordon also registered a game-high 93 rushing yards nad a touchdown, while RB Royce Freeman chimed in with 21 rushing yards on two totes. WR Jerry Jeudy had a career-high 140 yards on five catches with a score, while TE Noah Fant added four catches and 48 yards, while fellow TE Troy Fumagalli ended with two grabs, 15 yards and a touchdown. DT Dre'Mont Jones ended up with six total stops, 1.5 sacks, a tackle for loss and two quarterback hits.
Posted: 12/28/2020 2:11 am UTC
Denver Broncos RB Melvin Gordon rushed 16 times for 79 yards in a 19-16 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 16.
Huddle Up: Gordon dominated the backfield touches, and he continues to produce solid, albeit unspectacular, stat lines. He's a midrange RB2 candidate heading into the season finale.
Posted: 12/20/2020 1:24 am UTC
Denver Broncos RB Melvin Gordon ran for 61 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries against the Buffalo Bills Saturday, Dec. 19. He also caught all four of his targets for 20 yards.
Huddle Up: Gordon was the lone bright spot for the miserable Broncos offense. He kept getting work late in the lopsided loss and unexpectedly added his second touchdown in the fourth quarter. He has proven to be a reliable fantasy option, even when nothing else goes right for Denver.
Posted: 12/19/2020 6:35 pm UTC
Denver Broncos RB Melvin Gordon (shoulder) is listed as questionable but is expected to play Saturday, Dec. 19, against the Buffalo Bills, according to a source.
Huddle Up: Gordon has been playing his best ball of the season of late, averaging 105.7 yards from scrimmage over his last three true games, aside from Denver's QB-less contest against the Saints, and he's a low-end RB2 option this week against the Bills.
Posted: 12/18/2020 3:06 am UTC
Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos RB Melvin Gordon (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 17, and is listed as questionable for Week 15.
Huddle Up: Gordon appears to have a good chance to play this week, but fantasy players can check the inactive list for his official status. He probably will see a majority of the work at running back if he plays and can be a No. 2 back in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 12/17/2020 7:51 pm UTC
Denver Broncos RB Melvin Gordon (shoulder) will be listed as questionable for the Week 15 game Saturday, Dec. 19, against the Buffalo Bills, head coach Vic Fangio said Thursday.
Huddle Up: Gordon appears to be on the right side of questionable, and if he gets the green light, he's a low-end RB2 option this weekend.
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