Source: Gordon holdout not a 'Le'Veon' situation - Jeremy Fowler
Gordon's agent, Damarius Bilbo, told ESPN's Josina Anderson in early August that he requested the Chargers trade his client after the team remained at its initial offer of approximately $10 million per season. Gordon's fifth-year option was set to pay $5.605 million in 2019.
'Any Squad, Any Place,' the sequel: Chargers look to re-create road success - Eric D. Williams
At 7-1 in 2018, the Chargers tied the New Orleans Saints with the best road record in the NFL. In fact, the only Chargers' regular-season road loss was a game at the crosstown Los Angeles Rams. Since 2017 started, Lynn has compiled an 11-5 record on the road in the regular season. Only the Rams (13-3) and Pittsburgh Steelers (11-4-1) have a better record during that stretch.
6 potential Chargers prospects to watch in Week 3 - Gavino Borquez
Cornerbacks Casey Hayward and Desmond King are locked in for a few more years, but the future with Trevor Williams and Michael Davis remains to be seen. The cornerback position is one that the Chargers could elect to go with early on, and Adebo should be near the top of their list.
4 players who must step up for Chargers in Week 2 against Lions - Travis Wakeman (slide show)
Because of this, the Chargers will need to get an increase in performance from some players that the team doesn’t typically count on as much if they want to get off to a 2-0 start. It will be all hands on deck as always, but keep a close eye on these four players.
Report: Melvin Gordon Plans to Return to Chargers This Season Despite Holdout - Kyle Newport
The standoff took a turn, though, as agent Damarius Bilbo told ESPN's Josina Anderson that Gordon's camp had requested a trade in late July because they were unhappy with the team's offer of approximately $10 million per season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported on Aug. 31 the Chargers had given Gordon's camp permission to explore his market.
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