Melvin Gordon
Running Back
Drafted: Round 1 (#15 overall), 2015
Experience: 6 Years
College: Wisconsin
Contract: 2 yr(s)
$16,000,000
Signing Bonus $4,000,000 AAV$8,000,000 G'teed:$13,500,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2020 Contract details by year 27 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 - $7,000,000 $13,500,000
2021 Contract details by year 28 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 $2,441,176 - $8,941,176 $6,500,000
Contract Notes:
  • $13.5M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2020 roster bonus + 2021 salary)
  • 2020 Roster Bonus: $4M
  • 2021 Roster Bonus: $2M (due at the start of training camp)
  • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000, 15 LTBE)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2015 Player Cash Earnings $421,235 $6,019,835 - $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
2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,615,882 - - $4,615,882
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,044,596 $9,044,596
2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - $2,441,176 $6,941,176
7 seasons $14,752,055 $10,019,835 $6,514,424 $31,286,314

Cap Hit

#3
Running Back
#3
Denver Broncos
#111
NFL

AAV

#9
Running Back
#260
NFL

Cash

#9
Running Back
#267
NFL
  • Mar 20 2020

    Signed a 2 year $16 million contract with Denver (DEN)

  • Apr 23 2018

    Los Angeles (LAC) exercised a $5.605 million option for 2019

  • May 15 2015

    Signed a 4 year $10.66 million contract with San Diego (SD)

  • Apr 30 2015

    Drafted by San Diego (SD): Round 1 (#15 overall)