There is an unnamed NFL team apparently ready and willing to make Melvin Gordon the highest paid running back in the league.
Gordon is currently holding out with the Los Angeles Chargers, and wants to be traded if they’re not willing to give him a new deal. He’s currently slated to make a little over $5 million this season.
Los Angeles running back Melvin Gordon has informed the Chargers that unless he receives a new contract, he will not report to training camp and he will demand a trade, his agent Fletcher Smith told ESPN.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 11, 2019
Well, if the Chargers don’t give the former Wisconsin star what he wants, there’s apparently at least one team in the league willing to pour buckets of cash on his head. (RELATED: Chargers Star Running Back Wants Brand New Contract, Threatens Potential Holdout)
“Sources have confirmed there is at least one team that has guaranteed Melvin Gordon would be the highest paid RB in the NFL if available,” Marcellus Wiley said Thursday afternoon during “Speak For Yourself” on FS1.
“Running Backs, once you’re 30 franchises laugh at you. He knows this is the time for