The Los Angeles Chargers had everything scrambled and mixed up in their contradicting 2019 campaign. More often than not, they put on quality on-field performances during the NFL regular season. Yet, they just couldn't get the job done en route to a 5-11 record and 4th place in AFC West, missing the playoff one year after reaching the Divisional Round.
On Thursday it was reported that Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has requested a trade from the team. The former Wisconsin back has balked at the Chargers current contract offer of $10 million per season, leading to his agent requesting the team trades their top halfback.
A career that has no shortage of critical moments and pivotal decisions, not much is as important to an NFL player as entering his contract year. For most, it's a key time to prove to any interested franchise, including their own, they are worth paying big bucks for. For others, it's last chance saloon to prove to their current employers they are just good enough to be retained.
So, Melvin Gordon wants a big bag of money to stay with the Los Angeles Chargers, and if he doesn't get it, he won't report to training camp and request to be traded, as reported by Adam Schefter.
New England used Sunday's division matchup with the Los Angeles Chargers to remind the rest of the league that they cannot be counted out as Super Bowl contenders.
Los Angeles Chargers held off a late Baltimore Ravens fightback to advance from the AFC Wild Card round. Winning 23-17 on Sunday, they were able to avenge for the 22-10 loss two weeks ago to the Ravens.
Greg Forbes rounds up the best moments from this week's action.
The Chargers and Titans are perfectly matched ahead of Wembley showpiece.