Chargers Pro Bowler Melvin Gordon threatens holdout, trade demand without contract extension, per report

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Chargers Pro Bowler Melvin Gordon threatens holdout, trade demand without contract extension, per report

The Chargers’ Melvin Gordon will also demand a trade, his agent told ESPN, if the team doesn’t give him a contract extension soon.

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It seems the business side of the NFL is threatening to deliver a nasty jolt to the Los Angeles Chargers’ Super Bowl aspirations.

The agent for Melvin Gordon informed ESPN that the two-time Pro Bowl running back won’t report to training camp and will demand a trade if the Bolts don’t grant a contract extension.

Gordon, a first-round pick in 2015, is set to make $5.6 million this year, which marks the fifth-year option of his rookie contract. Todd Gurley, Le’Veon Bell and David Johnson sit atop the positional pay scale,…

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