Melvin
Gordon III

RB - Kansas City Chiefs

Age 29
Exp 8th Season
HT/WT 6'1" / 215 LBS
Bye 8
Rank
ADP
FPTS
TIER
2022 Week 13 Projections
Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 8:46 AM
2022 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2022 4:05 PM
2022 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 4:47 AM
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2022 Stats
GAME RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
Week OPP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
1 @SEA 12 58 4.8 13 0 2 2 100.0 7.0 14 8 0 1 1
2 HOU 10 47 4.7 9 0 1 1 100.0 6.0 6 6 0 0 0
3 SF 12 26 2.2 6 1 5 6 83.3 5.8 29 22 0 2 0
4 @LV 3 8 2.7 7 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 1 1
5 IND 15 54 3.6 17 0 3 3 100.0 16.3 49 24 0 0 0
6 @LAC 3 8 2.7 4 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
7 NYJ 11 33 3.0 7 0 2 4 50.0 8.5 17 13 0 0 0
8 @JAX 9 29 3.2 9 1 3 4 75.0 7.7 23 12 0 0 0
10 @TEN 7 24 3.4 11 0 4 6 66.7 11.5 46 17 0 0 0
11 LV 8 31 3.9 10 0 5 5 100.0 7.8 39 21 0 1 0
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
2022 10 90 318 3.5 17 2 25 32 78.1 8.9 223 24 0 5 2
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Melvin Gordon III - Expected to sign with Kansas City

Gordon is expected to sign a practice-squad deal with the Chiefs this week, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Clears waivers Tuesday

Gordon went unclaimed on waivers Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Let go by Broncos

Gordon was waived by the Broncos on Monday.

Melvin Gordon III - Loses work after fumble

Gordon rushed the ball eight times for 31 yards in Sunday's 22-16 loss to the Raiders. He added five receptions for 39 yards.

Melvin Gordon III - Remains starting running back

GM George Paton said Tuesday that Gordon still is the Broncos' starting running back, despite the Broncos acquiring Chase Edmonds in the Bradley Chubb trade with the Dolphins, Zac Stevens of TheDNVR.com reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Faces new threat for backfield work

Gordon and Latavius Murray could see their opportunities out of the Denver backfield take a hit after the Broncos acquired Chase Edmonds from the Dolphins on Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Finds way to end zone

Gordon rushed the ball nine times for 29 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 21-17 win over the Jaguars. He added three receptions for 23 yards.

Melvin Gordon III - Leads backfield split against Jets

Gordon rushed the ball 11 times for 33 yards in Sunday's 16-9 loss to the Jets. He added two receptions for 17 yards.

Melvin Gordon III - Named starter this week

Head coach Nathaniel Hackett said Gordon will start Sunday's game against the Jets, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Loses grip on role

Gordon had three rushes for eight yards in Monday's 19-16 loss to the Chargers.

Melvin Gordon III - Suits up Monday

Gordon (neck/ribs) is listed as active for Monday night's game against the Chargers.

Melvin Gordon III - Questionable for Monday

Gordon (neck/ribs) is listed as questionable Monday's contest against the Chargers, Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Logs another limited practice

Gordon (neck/ribs) remained a limited participant at practice Friday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Limited Thursday

Gordon (neck/ribs) was listed as limited at practice Thursday.

Melvin Gordon III - Garners 103 total yards in loss

Gordon rushed 15 times for 54 yards and secured all three targets for 49 yards during the Broncos' 12-9 overtime loss to the Colts on Thursday night.

Melvin Gordon III - Viewed as featured back by OC

Offensive coordinator Justin Outten implied that Gordon (neck) will be the Broncos' featured back in Thursday's game against the Colts, Zac Stevens of TheDNVR.com reports. "With Melvin, he's going to carry the load, obviously. We'll have a mix of [Mike] Boone and then after that we got to figure out who can spell and who feels best in that position," Outten said Tuesday.

Melvin Gordon III - Stays limited in walk-through

Gordon (neck) was listed as a limited participant in Tuesday's walk-through practice.

Melvin Gordon III - Limited on practice estimate

Gordon (neck) was listed as limited on Monday's practice estimate.

Melvin Gordon III - In line for increased volume

With Javonte Williams having suffered a season-ending knee injury, Gordon is in line to see an expanded role in Denver's backfield in the weeks ahead, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Struggles in Sunday's loss

Gordon carried the ball three times for eight yards and failed to catch his only target in Sunday's 32-23 loss to the Raiders.

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