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Embed This Melvin Gordon

Running Back Age: 25 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#15 overall), 2015 College: Wisconsin Agent(s): Damarius Bilbo (Revolution Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Melvin Gordon signed a 4 year, $10,669,773 contract with the San Diego Chargers, including a $6,019,835 signing bonus, $10,669,773 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,667,443. In 2018, Gordon will earn a base salary of $1,889,968, while carrying a cap hit of $3,394,929 and a dead cap value of $3,394,929.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $10,669,773
    Signing Bonus $6,019,835
    Average Salary $2,667,443
    Total Guarantees $10,669,773
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,669,773
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 22 $421,235 $1,504,958 $1,926,193 $10,669,773 $6,469,722($6,469,722)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $10,669,773 2015 Cap Savings: $-8,743,580 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $10,669,773 2015 Cap Savings: $-8,743,580 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $6,154,895 2016 Dead Cap: $4,514,878 2015 Cap Savings: $-4,228,702 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $6,154,895 2016 Dead Cap: $4,514,878 2015 Cap Savings: $-4,228,702
    2016 Contract details by year 23 $919,990 $1,504,958 $2,424,948 $8,729,812 $919,990($7,389,712)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $8,729,812 2016 Cap Savings: $-6,304,864 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $4,514,874 2016 Cap Savings: $-2,089,926 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $5,719,896 2017 Dead Cap: $3,009,916 2016 Cap Savings: $-3,294,948 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $1,504,958 2017 Dead Cap: $3,009,916 2016 Cap Savings: $919,990
    2017 Contract details by year 24 $1,404,980 $1,504,958 $2,909,938 $6,304,864 $1,404,980($8,794,692)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $6,304,864 2017 Cap Savings: $-3,394,926 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $3,009,916 2017 Cap Savings: $-99,978 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $4,799,906 2018 Dead Cap: $1,504,958 2017 Cap Savings: $-1,889,968 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $1,504,958 2018 Dead Cap: $1,504,958 2017 Cap Savings: $1,404,980
    2018 Contract details by year 25 $1,889,968 $1,504,961 $3,394,929 $3,394,929 $1,889,968($10,684,660)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $3,394,929 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,504,961 2018 Cap Savings: $1,889,968 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $3,394,929 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,504,961 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $1,889,968
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $5,605,000 - $5,605,000 - $5,605,000($16,289,660)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $5,605,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $5,605,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $5,605,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $5,605,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 5th year option available
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $421,235 $6,019,835 - - - - $28,652 $6,469,722
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $919,990 - - - - - - $919,990
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,404,980 - - - - - - $1,404,980
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,889,968 - - - - - - $1,889,968
    4 seasons $4,636,173 $6,019,835 - - - - $28,652 $10,684,660
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,605,000 - - - - - - $5,605,000
    $10,241,173 $6,019,835 - - - - $28,652 $16,289,660
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Melvin Gordon ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2018 LAC 6 6 6 270 0.705 91 466 5.1 6 30 279 3 1 132.5
    2017 LAC 16 16 16 750 0.705 284 1105 3.9 8 58 476 4 1 230.1
    2016 SD 13 13 11 661 0.618 254 997 3.9 10 41 419 2 2 209.6
    2015 SD 14 14 12 396 0.387 184 641 3.5 0 33 192 0 6 75.3