NFL Free Agency: RB Melvin Gordon Move on to Denver Broncos From Los Angeles Chargers

Running again Melvin Gordon is on the transfer from Los Angeles to an AFC West rival.

The Denver Broncos have signed 26-year-old Gordon to a two-year, $16 million contract with $13.5 million assured according to NFL Network.

The two-time Pro Bowler joins Phillip Lindsay and Royce Freeman within the Broncos backfield.

The Wisconsin product was chosen 15th total within the 2015 NFL Draft by the then-San Diego Chargers. He has accrued 4,240 dashing yards, 1,873 receiving yards and 47 whole touchdowns over the span of his five-year profession.

Gordon sat out the primary 4 weeks of the 2019 season in protest that he had not acquired a brand new contract. During the holdout, undrafted free agent Austin Ekeler stepped in and finally took away from Gordon’s manufacturing even after his return in Week 5.

The Chargers signed 24-year-old Ekeler to a four-year, $24.5 million contract extension earlier this offseason. The crew additionally has two years remaining on Justin Jackson’s rookie contract.