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Melvin
Gordon III (#25)

RB - Denver Broncos

Age 28
Exp 7th Season
HT/WT 6'1" / 215 LBS
Bye 11
Rank
ADP
FPTS
TIER
2021 Week 6 Projections
Updated: Friday, October 15, 2021 9:09 PM
2021 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 6:06 PM
2021 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Thursday, October 14, 2021 4:35 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
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 5 60 282 4.7 70 2 10 13 76.9 9.6 96 30 0 0 0
Preseason player profiles are written in July and do not reflect in-season updates.
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Melvin Gordon III - Listed as questionable

Gordon (hip) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Raiders after logging limited practices both Thursday and Friday.

Melvin Gordon III - Putting in limited practice

Gordon (hip) will practice Thursday in a limited capacity, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Dealing with new injury

Gordon missed Wednesday's practice due to a hip injury, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Not practicing Wednesday

Gordon won't practice Wednesday due to an unspecified issue, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Struggles in losing effort

Gordon carried the ball nine times for 34 yards and caught both of his targets for nine yards in Sunday's 27-19 loss to Pittsburgh.

Melvin Gordon III - Active for Sunday's game

Gordon (lower leg) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Steelers.

Melvin Gordon III - Expected to play Sunday

Though Gordon (lower leg) is listed as questionable after practicing in a limited fashion Thursday and Friday, George Stoia III of The Denver Gazette relays that coach Vic Fangio is confident the running back will play Sunday against the Steelers.

Melvin Gordon III - Deemed questionable for Sunday

Gordon (lower leg) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Raiders, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - On track for Sunday

Gordon (lower leg) is expected to play against the Steelers on Sunday, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Returns to practice

Gordon, who is dealing with a lower leg contusion, will return to a limited practice Thursday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Sits out practice

Gordon won't practice Wednesday due to a lower leg contusion, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Leading rusher in loss

Gordon carried the ball nine times for 56 yards and caught two of four targets for 11 yards in Sunday's 23-7 loss to the Ravens.

Melvin Gordon III - Active as expected

Gordon (ribs/lower leg) is active against the Ravens on Sunday.

Melvin Gordon III - Listed as questionable for Week 4

Gordon (ribs/lower leg) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Ravens after being limited in practice this past week, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Another limited session

Gordon (ribs/lower leg) remained limited at practice Thursday, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Limited by rib injury

Gordon (ribs) was limited at practice Wednesday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

Melvin Gordon III - Leads backfield in Week 3

Gordon recorded 18 carries for 61 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's Week 3 win over the Jets. He added one reception for 21 yards.

Melvin Gordon III - Can't get going

Gordon recorded 13 rushes for 31 yards in Sunday's Week 2 win over the Jaguars. He added two receptions for 38 yards.

Melvin Gordon III - Breaks off long touchdown

Gordon carried the ball 11 times for 101 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's Week 1 win over the Giants. He added three receptions for 17 yards.

Melvin Gordon III - Logs five carries

Gordon recorded five carries for 35 yards in Saturday's preseason game against the Los Angeles Rams. He added one reception for four yards.

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Week 5 Game Hub: DEN-PIT

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