Can the Chargers afford to lose Melvin Gordon with aging QB Philip Rivers? | First Take

Pubblicato il 15 lug 2019
Keyshawn Johnson explains that Melvin Gordon's chances of signing a major deal will depend on how the Los Angeles Chargers value him and not whether Gordon is a top-tier running back.
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  • They'll suck either way

  • Omg come to Bmore Melvin Gordon


  • Keyshawn says he should get paid like the top tier guys and then turns around and says he can't catch like these other guys and basically Makes the point that he Shouldn't get paid like those top tier talents... Typical Keyshawn Johnson... talking out his A**

  • Philip rivers is overrated af....

  • Man Melvin Gordon is a athletic and physical back. We need him for clutch plays in the stretch. He earned his money man.

    • @Arturo G we wouldn't have the revenue to afford both, I wish we could keep him. Regardless he still gotta play 6 games this yeas

    • @listo castillo Gordon nd Allen

    • Think about it this way would u pay Allan next year or Gordon?

  • Do an ESPN First Take titled, "Can the Chargers afford to NOT upgrade the offensive line with an aging QB Philip Rivers?" Who watched the Chargers vs. Patriots playoff game last season? The 37 year old Philip Rivers with his bad knees looked like a piñata! RIVERS is the heart of the offense, NOT Gordon. Don't get me wrong, I like Melvin Gordon, but would I trade him for a stud Tackle? To steal a line from Mac Davis in the film North Dallas Forty, "Does a Shark Shit in the Sea?".

  • Melvin is easily top 15 arguably top 10 and definitely not top 5 he has earned a pay raise he has not earned Zeke Gurley money just my opinion good maybe very good definitely not great rb

  • Melvin is a top 5 back no doubt, but hes acting like we cant just go draft someone at 85-90% of his production at 50% of the pay.

  • Worst comes to worst we trade him for some linemen and we have a good elusive back in Justin Jackson whos still developing

  • Hollins not only took Stephan A seat he got on one of his suits too

  • Yes, you can replace him with a third round guy. He isn’t elite by any means. He has averaged 4.0 YPC and has 1 season with over 1000 yards rushing.

  • Melvin Gordon has not showed me that he's a solid RB...hurt a lot.

  • They dont know how good Melvin Gordon is

  • Bro why are the chargers still with Phillip River's no Championship at all let him go and rebuild.

  • How do the Patriots always get so many free agents without going over the cap? Maybe *Brady gets paid under the table in Brazil* to save cap space and they can then sign away free agents...??

    • What major free agents do they sign? Tell me. They sign guys who people dont know then people know them afterwards thinking they knew them before.

  • Gordon is NOT the reason they win. Gordon is NOT half the running back that he is hyped up to be.

  • First Collins, then Keyshawn smh 🤦‍♂️

  • Gordon doesn't deserve the money. Most of his touchdowns come when theres less than 10 yards to run and he cant stay healthy. let em walk

  • If Rivers feels they need Gordon he should pitch in if it will get him a ring.

    • Even if Rivers thinks they need Gordon, the bottom line is that he's asking for more than the team is willing to pay and it's very hard for both parties to come to an agreement in these situations.

  • Keyshawn really said Shittsburgh is more of a threat than the Chargers 💀

  • Keep sleeping on Melvin Gordon

  • Justin Jackson is pretty good running back

  • Ryan Hollins is the "where's my hug" guy in highschool

    • This gem of a comment was lost in the shuffle. Sad.

  • Yo mah dizzle nizzle. Fer shizzle, dizzle...Like Dr. Giggles...Hollins drops his dimes and nickels... It's fun to watch the clueless expressions of Hollins.

  • The question is: can ESPN afford to keep Ryan Hollins on their programming? Dislike is for Ryan Hollins.

  • Chiefs have been talking with the Chargers about a possible trade for him. Multiple picks and a player probably.

    • Daniel Ochoa lmao no they haven’t are you dumb enough to believe the Chargers would trade him to KC? He’s gonna be a Charger.

  • His numbers went up a little bit lMAO😂 5.1 yards a carry bro

  • Hopefully if the CHARGERS play tough hard line businessmen they FALL on their face miss the playoffs just like the STEELERS & WASTE a year for the aging Phillips rivers

  • Gordon’s great but I think Austin is just as good

  • Ryan hollins ain't a bad dude ..he knows what he's doing he knows how to stay on tv

  • You got to understand, if you put a RB in for just running and one for just cathing, it becomes a lot easier to defend because it is predictable. The guys that can do both save you a player on the field and opens the offense up.

  • Everyone hating on Hollins but never said anything when Kellerman came over from boxing??

  • fuck these people need to do some research

  • Gordon trippen this is A Super Bowl roster

  • Who is ryan Hollins

  • Cut gordan and cut allen! Other players will step up who got something to prove

  • We don’t need Gordon ... trade him for a 6th round pick.. “Who else wants Le’veon Bell money”

  • KJ is spot on

  • I think the Chargers should pay him. QBs are overpaid. Running backs are NOT a dime a dozen. Giants had mediocre backs for many years. Poor running games hurt.