Melvin Gordon's 2020 season highlights
Watch highlights from Melvin Gordon III's 2020 season with the Broncos.
#LVvsDEN: Melvin Gordon III rushes for 10-yard touchdown
Running back Melvin Gordon III rushes for a 10-yard touchdown, his ninth rushing touchdown of the season.
#LVvsDEN: RB Melvin Gordon III
Running back Melvin Gordon III meets with the media to evaluate his performance this season, Drew Lock as a leader and more.
#BUFvsDEN: Melvin Gordon III surges, spins and extends for impressive touchdown
Running back Melvin Gordon III rushes for a 7-yard touchdown.
#BUFvsDEN: Melvin Gordon III gashes Bills for physical touchdown run
Running back Melvin Gordon III rushes for a 10-yard touchdown and becomes the 12th active player to rush for 5,000 yards in his career.
Gordon: 'You've just got to go give it your all, regardless of the record'
Running back Melvin Gordon III meets with the media following the Broncos' 22-16 loss to discuss the run game, the defense's performance and more.
#DENvsKC: Melvin Gordon's best plays from 142-yard game
Watch running back Melvin Gordon's best plays as he totaled 142 yards in Week 13 against the Chiefs.
#DENvsKC: Melvin Gordon rushes for 65-yard gain
Running back Melvin Gordon III breaks away for a 65-yard rush.
Instant Classical: Gordon's TD run — how Suite it is!
Watch Melvin Gordon's 20-yard touchdown run against the Dolphins edited to Edvard Grieg's "Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46."
Gordon: 'It was a great team effort'
Running back Melvin Gordon III meets with the media following the Broncos' 20-13 win over the Dolphins to discuss what clicked in the run game, Drew Lock's confidence and more.
#MIAvsDEN: Melvin Gordon breaks free for 20-yard touchdown
Running back Melvin Gordon rushes for a 20-yard touchdown to give the Broncos a 20-10 lead.
#MIAvsDEN: Melvin Gordon rushes for 1-yard touchdown
Running back Melvin Gordon's 1-yard touchdown caps the Broncos' impressive 11-play drive.
#LACvsDEN: RB Melvin Gordon III
Running back Melvin Gordon III meets with the media to discuss facing his former team on Sunday, evaluate his performance this season and more.
#KCvsDEN: Melvin Gordon rushes for 3-yard touchdown
Running back Melvin Gordon III rushes for a 3-yard touchdown, his fifth total score of the season.
#DENvsNE: RB Melvin Gordon III
Running back Melvin Gordon III meets with the media to talk about his performance against the Jets, the need to build off Thursday night's momentum and more.
Instant Classical: Nothing 'minor' about Gordon's 43-yard touchdown
Watch Melvin Gordon's 43-yard touchdown run edited to Mozart's "Symphony No. 40 in G Minor."
'Under the lights, gotta make it happen': Top moments from the Broncos' win over the Jets
Take a look back at the best sights and sounds from Denver's 37-28 win over the New York Jets.
#DENvsNYJ: Melvin Gordon III ices game with 43-yard TD
Running back Melvin Gordon III ices the game with a 43-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
#DENvsNYJ: Gordon plows his way into the end zone for 50th career touchdown
Melvin Gordon III's 1-yard score gives the Broncos a 17-10 lead over the Jets.
#TBvsDEN: RB Melvin Gordon III
Running back Melvin Gordon III meets with the media to talk about having fans in attendance on Sunday, his impressions of KJ Hamler and Jerry Jeudy and more.
#DENvsPIT: Gordon makes amazing over-the-shoulder touchdown catch
Melvin Gordon laid out for a 16-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to make it 26-21 Steelers.
|17||Raiders||L 31 - 32||26||93||3.6||15||1||4||17||4.3||13||0|
|16||@Chargers||L 16 - 19||16||79||4.9||17||0|
|15||Bills||L 19 - 48||11||61||5.5||14||2||4||20||5||9||0|
|14||@Panthers||W 32 - 27||13||68||5.2||15||0||3||23||7.7||20||0|
|13||@Chiefs||L 16 - 22||15||131||8.7||65||0||1||11||11||11||0|
|12||Saints||L 3 - 31||12||31||2.6||11||0|
|11||Dolphins||W 20 - 13||15||84||5.6||25||2||1||1|
|10||@Raiders||L 12 - 37||11||46||4.2||11||0||0||0||0|
|9||@Falcons||L 27 - 34||6||18||3||9||0||1||9||9||9||0|
|8||Chargers||W 31 - 30||8||26||3.3||10||0||6||21||3.5||6||0|
|3||Buccaneers||L 10 - 28||8||26||3.3||9||0||4||12||3||6||0|
|7||Chiefs||L 16 - 43||17||68||4||11||1||2||12||6||10||0||2||2|
|2||@Steelers||L 21 - 26||19||70||3.7||17||0||2||14||7||16||1|
|6||@Patriots||W 18 - 12|
|1||Titans||L 14 - 16||15||78||5.2||25||1||3||8||2.7||8||0||1||1|
|4||@Jets||W 37 - 28||23||107||4.7||43||2||2||11||5.5||10||0|
|2015||San Diego Chargers||14||12||184||641||3.5||0||33||192||5.8||18||0||6||4|
|2016||San Diego Chargers||13||11||254||997||3.9||10||41||419||10.2||35||2||2||2|
|2017||Los Angeles Chargers||16||16||284||1105||3.9||8||58||476||8.2||49||4||1||0|
|2018||Los Angeles Chargers||12||12||175||885||5.1||10||50||490||9.8||66||4||1||0|
|2019||Los Angeles Chargers||12||11||162||612||3.8||8||42||296||7||25||1||4||3|
GORDON AT A GLANCE:
- A sixth-year running back and two-time Pro Bowl selection (2016, '18) who has played 68 career regular-season games (64 starts) and two postseason contests with the Chargers (2015-19) and the Broncos (2020).
- Registered the fourth-most yards from scrimmage (6,113) and fifth-most offensive touchdowns (47) among NFL running backs during the last five seasons (2015-19).
- Totaled 1,059 rushing attempts for 4,240 yards (4.0 avg.) with 36 touchdowns in addition to catching 224 passes for 1,873 yards (8.4 avg.) with 11 scores in his career.
- Appeared in 12 games (11 starts) in 2019 with the Chargers, finishing the season with 162 rushing attempts for 612 yards (3.8 avg.) with eight touchdowns to go along with 42 catches for 296 yards (7.0 avg.) with one score.
- Ranked fifth in scrimmage yards per game (114.6) while gaining the second-most scrimmage yards per touch (6.1) in the league during his second Pro Bowl season in 2018.
- Finished the 2018 season with a career-best 5.1 yards per carry (885 yards on 175 attempts) to go along with 10 rushing touchdowns in 12 games (all starts).
- Set career highs with 1,105 rushing yards and 1,581 scrimmage yards in 2017.
- Was one of three running backs (Todd Gurley, LAR; Mark Ingram, N.O.) in 2017 to record at least 1,100 rushing yards, 1,500 yards from scrimmage and 12 total touchdowns.
- Set the FBS record for career rushing average with 7.79 yards per carry to go along with 4,915 career rushing yards and 45 rushing touchdowns as the Heisman Trophy runner-up at the University of Wisconsin in 2014.
- Earned the Doak Walker Award (nation's top running back) and Big Ten Conference Offensive Player of the Year Award as a junior in 2014 after rushing for 2,587 yards, the second-most in FBS History (Barry Sanders – 2,628, 1988).
- Joined the Broncos as an unrestricted free-agent on March 20, 2020.
- Selected by San Diego in the first round (15th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
'We want to bring Von back': George Paton still working through Miller's team option ahead of deadline
Paton also provided updates on Kareem Jackson, Ja'Wuan James and other key veterans.
With 1,000 yards within sight, Melvin Gordon hopes for more in 2021
"I get better as the season goes on," said Gordon after Week 4. That's proven true in the late stages of 2020.
Mile High Morning: Melvin Gordon III nearing career marks in bounce-back season
With one game left, Gordon has a chance to rush for a second career 1,000-yard season.
Melvin Gordon III, Phillip Lindsay active for Broncos vs. Bills
Guard Graham Glasgow is also active for Denver.
Injury Report: Graham Glasgow among Broncos questionable for Week 15 vs. Buffalo
The Broncos will evaluate Glasgow based on Thursday's practice and how he responds.
Injury Report: Fant, Bolles both 'fine' after battling illness
The Broncos held a walkthrough Wednesday but did not practice ahead of Saturday's game.
Injury Report: Bolles, Fant listed as non-participants as Broncos release Tuesday practice report estimation
Three other players were also estimated as non-participants.
Melvin Gordon dominated on the ground vs. Chiefs. Could he and Phillip Lindsay be more involved through the air?
Plus, Ed Donatell explains the difference between turnovers and takeaways.
Melvin Gordon nominated for FedEx Ground Player of the Week after Week 13 performance
Gordon is one of three finalists for the Week 13 honor.
'Our run game tonight exploded': How Denver won in the trenches vs. Miami with their work gloves
Maybe it was the scheme, maybe it was the halftime lead, maybe it was their attitude — or maybe it was all three. Regardless, the Broncos owned the ground game against Miami.
Cover 4: Broncos' defense stymies Tua Tagovailoa, holds on late in 20-13 win
Ryan Fitzpatrick nearly led the Dolphins to a fourth-quarter comeback, but the Broncos came up with a big stop late in the game.
'I've seen a big flip of a switch from him': WR Jerry Jeudy shows increased focus, intensity ahead of #LACvsDEN
Jeudy ranks third on the team in receptions, first in targets and second in receiving yards, but he seems intent on making a bigger impact.
Injury Report: Broncos could regain key players ahead of #KCvsDEN
The Broncos have not yet received an indication on the extent of shoulder injuries to Dalton Risner and Diontae Spencer.
Noah Fant, Melvin Gordon III downgraded to out for #DENvsNE
Both players were previously listed as questionable.
Injury Report: Drew Lock 'trending the right way' to start vs. Patriots, officially listed as questionable
Lock has not played since a Week 2 game in Pittsburgh, where he suffered a shoulder injury that forced him to miss two starts.
Ranking the Broncos' top plays of the 2020 season's first quarter
The Broncos have had several memorable plays through their first four games. Which ones top the list?
Who are the Broncos' top performers after their first four games of 2020?
The Broncos received an unexpected bye week in Week 5, so we're reviewing some of the team's standouts from early in the year.
Mile High Morning: With unexpected weekend off, Broncos players take in NFL's Sunday slate, LeBron's NBA Finals victory
Denver players found themselves with lots of free time on Sunday, and several spent it watching an exciting slate of games.
Mile High Morning: Gordon and Lindsay named fifth-best RB tandem in NFL by ESPN
"[T]hese two are in their prime and under team control through at least 2021," ESPN's Mike Clay wrote.
As Phillip Lindsay nears return, Broncos can improve upon potent Week 4 rushing attack
Excluding a series of kneel downs from Brett Rypien, Denver carried the ball 27 times for 122 yards — and that rushing attack could be even stronger in Week 5.
RB Melvin Gordon III nominated for FedEx Ground Player of the Week honors after Week 4 performance
Gordon will face off against Dalvin Cook and Joe Mixon for the award.
Mile High Morning: Celebrating Victory Friday after taking down the Jets
Von Miller, Russell Wilson and LeBron James were just a few of the people who were impressed by Denver's showing on Thursday.
Mile High Morning: Melvin Gordon, Graham Glasgow recognized for immediate impacts with Broncos
But Gordon and Glasgow aren't the only newcomers who have made their mark quickly with the Broncos.
'It's a good problem to have': Multidimensional backs Phillip Lindsay, Melvin Gordon III both expected to contribute in #TENvsDEN
After weeks of training camp practice, both Melvin Gordon III and Phillip Lindsay proved themselves worthy of being the Broncos' starter at running back.
'We have a real chance … to use our platform': Why Justin Simmons, Broncos are ready to make their voices heard, bring about change
Justin Simmons, Melvin Gordon III and Vic Fangio reflected Friday on the team's meeting about police brutality and social injustice, and they discussed how to best take steps forward toward change.
The top photos from Melvin Gordon's breakout game vs. New York
From the moment he arrived at MetLife Stadium to when he walked off the field after his two-touchdown game, follow Melvin Gordon III's day as he helped lead the Broncos to victory.
Shots of the Game: The newest Broncos' first game
Monday's season opener featured the debuts of many of the newest Broncos — including trade acquisitions like Jurrell Casey, free-agent signings like Melvin Gordon III and draft picks like Jerry Jeudy.
A preview of the Broncos' blue jerseys for #TENvsDEN
With just a few days before the season opener, we got our hands on a few of the Broncos' blue jerseys that they'll be wearing on Monday.
The newest Broncos' first day at Empower Field at Mile High
From the locker room through practice, here's how the newest Broncos — 2020 draftees, trade acquisitions, veteran free agents and more — experienced their first day as Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High.
Express yourself: Broncos' 2020 player portraits showcase their personalities
The Broncos got a chance to show off their personality during the annual portrait sessions conducted by team photographer Gabriel Christus
Through the Years: Melvin Gordon's football career
After Melvin Gordon reportedly agreed to terms with the Broncos as a free agent, flip through these photos to see some of his finest stiff-arms and hurdles and everything else from his time with the Chargers and in college with the Wisconsin Badgers.