Melvin
Gordon III (#25)

RB - Denver Broncos

Age 29
Exp 8th Season
HT/WT 6'1" / 215 LBS
Bye 9
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2022 Season Projections
Updated: Friday, May 20, 2022 5:48 PM
2022 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 3:19 PM
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2021 Stats
GAME RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
Week OPP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
1 @NYG 11 101 9.2 70 1 3 3 100.0 5.7 17 13 0 0 0
2 @JAX 13 31 2.4 8 0 2 2 100.0 19.0 38 30 0 0 0
3 NYJ 18 60 3.3 11 1 1 2 50.0 21.0 21 21 0 0 0
4 BAL 9 56 6.2 14 0 2 4 50.0 5.5 11 8 0 0 0
5 @PIT 9 34 3.8 8 0 2 2 100.0 4.5 9 6 0 0 0
6 LV 10 50 5.0 10 0 3 3 100.0 7.7 23 11 0 0 0
7 @CLE 8 18 2.2 5 0 2 3 66.7 7.0 14 8 1 0 0
8 WAS 10 47 4.7 11 1 3 3 100.0 5.0 15 15 1 1 1
9 @DAL 21 80 3.8 14 1 2 2 100.0 7.5 15 8 0 0 0
10 PHI 9 45 5.0 15 1 1 4 25.0 -2.0 -2 -2 0 1 1
12 LAC 17 83 4.9 16 0 1 2 50.0 5.0 5 5 0 0 0
13 @KC 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
14 DET 24 111 4.6 16 2 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
15 CIN 15 53 3.5 13 0 1 1 100.0 8.0 8 8 0 0 0
16 @LV 7 -4 -0.6 4 0 1 1 100.0 4.0 4 4 0 0 0
17 @LAC 10 43 4.3 12 0 3 4 75.0 9.7 29 24 0 0 0
18 KC 12 110 9.2 47 1 1 2 50.0 6.0 6 6 0 1 1
Career Stats
SEASON RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
YEAR GP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
2015 14 184 641 3.5 27 0 33 37 89.2 5.8 192 18 0 6 4
2016 13 254 997 3.9 48 10 41 57 71.9 10.2 419 35 2 2 2
2017 16 284 1105 3.9 87 8 58 83 69.9 8.2 476 49 4 1 0
2018 12 175 885 5.1 34 10 50 66 75.8 9.8 490 66 4 1 0
2019 12 162 612 3.8 24 8 42 55 76.4 7.0 296 25 1 4 3
2020 15 215 986 4.6 65 9 32 44 72.7 4.9 158 20 1 4 4
2021 16 203 918 4.5 70 8 28 38 73.7 7.6 213 30 2 3 3
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Melvin Gordon III - Officially signs with Denver

Gordon signed a one-year, $2.5 million base deal with the Broncos on Wednesday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Rejoins Denver on one-year deal

Gordon agreed to a one-year contract worth up to $5 million with the Broncos on Tuesday, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Finishes season on strong note

Gordon rushed 12 times for 110 yards and a touchdown, brought in one of two targets for six yards and lost a fumble in the Broncos' 28-24 loss to the Chiefs on Saturday.

Melvin Gordon III - Cleared for Saturday's game

Gordon (thumb/hip) does not carry an injury designation for Saturday's game against Kansas City after practicing fully Thursday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Limited session Wednesday

Gordon (thumb/hip) was listed as a limited practice participant Wednesday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Limited to kick off Week 18 prep

Denver listed Gordon (thumb/hip) as a limited participant on Tuesday's estimated practice report, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Leading rusher in loss

Gordon carried the ball 10 times for 43 yards and caught three of four targets for 29 yards in Sunday's 34-13 loss to the Chargers.

Melvin Gordon III - Active for Sunday's contest

Gordon (thumb/hip) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Expected to play Sunday

Gordon (thumb/hip), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Chargers, is expected to play, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Questionable for Week 17

Gordon (thumb/hip) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Chargers after practicing in a limited fashion this past week.

Melvin Gordon III - Estimated as limited participant

Gordon (thumb/hip) was listed as a limited participant in Thursday's estimated practice.

Melvin Gordon III - Limited to start week

Gordon (thumb/hip) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Shut down in Vegas

Gordon lost four yards on seven carries and caught his only target for four yards in Sunday's 17-13 loss to the Raiders.

Melvin Gordon III - Cleared for Week 16

Gordon (thumb/hip) and Javonte Williams (knee) both avoided designations on the final injury report for Sunday's game against Las Vegas, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Back at practice

Gordon (thumb/hip) returned to a limited practice Thursday, George Stoia III of The Denver Gazette reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Set to sit out practice

Gordon (thumb/hip) won't practice Wednesday, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Gets 15 carries

Gordon recorded 15 carries for 53 yards in Sunday's 15-10 loss to the Bengals. He added one reception for eight yards.

Melvin Gordon III - Active as expected

Gordon (thumb/hip) is active for Sunday's game against the Bengals, Aric DiLalla of the team's official website reports.

Melvin Gordon III - On track to play Sunday

Gordon (thumb/hip) is expected to play Sunday against the Bengals, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Listed as questionable for Week 15

Gordon (thumb/hip) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bengals after practicing in a limited fashion this past week, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

2022 Free Agency Preview: Running Backs

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Keeping track of unrestricted and restricted free agent running backs as the new NFL calendar year officially starts.

Week 18 Game Hub: KC-DEN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 18's Chiefs-Broncos matchup.

The Market Report: Week 18

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Rodgers, Waller, Darrel up; RoJo, Melvin down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 17 Game Hub: DEN-LAC

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 17's Broncos-Chargers matchup.

Week 16 Game Hub: DEN-LV

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 16's Broncos-Raiders matchup.

Week 15 Game Hub: CIN-DEN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 15's Bengals-Broncos matchup.

Week 14 Game Hub: DET-DEN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 14's Lions-Broncos matchup.

Week 13 Game Hub: DEN-KC

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 13's Broncos-Chiefs matchup.

Week 12 Game Hub: LAC-DEN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 12's Chargers-Broncos matchup.

Week 8 Game Hub: Was-Den

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 8's Washington-Broncos matchup.

Week 7 Game Hub: DEN-CLE

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 7's Broncos-Browns matchup.

Week 6 Game Hub: LV-DEN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 6's Raiders-Broncos matchup.

Week 5 Injury Report

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Week 5 Game Hub: DEN-PIT

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 5's Broncos-Steelers matchup.

Week 4 Game Hub: BAL-DEN

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The Market Report: Week 4

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Week 3 Game Hub: NYJ-Den

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 3's Jets-Broncos matchup.

Week 3 Start/Sit

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Week 2 Game Hub: Den-Jax

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 2's Broncos-Jaguars matchup.

Week 2 Start/Sit

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The Market Report: Week 2

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Week 1 Game Hub: Den-NYG

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 1's Broncos-Giants matchup.

Week 1 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

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Week 17 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, injuries, and comments for every team ahead of Week 17 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

The Market Report: Week 17

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Zeke, TB, Gaskin up; Russ, Kyler, Goff down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 16 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 16 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Scott Barrett's Week 16 DFS Breakdown

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Week 15 Vantage Points

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The Market Report: Week 15

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The Market Report: Week 12

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The Market Report: Week 11

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Week 9 Player Props

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Week 9 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 9 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

The Market Report: Week 9

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Scott Barrett's Week 8 DFS Breakdown

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Week 8 Vantage Points

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The Market Report: Week 8

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Week 7 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 7 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

The Market Report: Week 7

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Ryan, Lindsay, RoJo up; Cam, TY, Ertz down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 6 Injury Report

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Week 6 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 6 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 5 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 5 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

The Market Report: Week 5

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Hunt, Mixon, OBJ up; Drake, AJG, Fant down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 4 TNF Showdown

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Week 4 Start/Sit

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Week 4 TNF Vantage Points

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Week 2 Contrarian DFS Angles

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Week 2 Vantage Points

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Special Edition XFP Report: Week 2

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Free Agency Frenzy: Melvin Gordon

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