'Sky is the limit': Melvin Gordon III on teaming up with Russell Wilson and why the Broncos' 1-2 punch in the backfield could be the NFL's best
After re-signing with the Broncos, Melvin Gordon III talks about what he hopes to prove in his third season in Denver.
2021 season highlights: Melvin Gordon III's top plays
Watch RB Melvin Gordon III's best plays from the 2021 season.
Mic'd Up: Best of 2021 season
Take a look at some of the best Mic'd Up moments from the 2021 season.
2021 season highlights: The Broncos' top five plays on offense
Relive the most exciting moments on offense from the 2021 season, as we count down the top five plays.
Bolles, Chubb, Gordon reflect on Week 18 loss to Chiefs
T Garett Bolles, OLB Bradley Chubb and RB Melvin Gordon III discuss the Broncos' 28-24 loss to Kansas City.
#KCvsDEN: Melvin Gordon III sprints for 47-yard touchdown vs. Chiefs
RB Melvin Gordon III runs for a 47-yard touchdown to reclaim the lead for Denver.
#KCvsDEN: Melvin Gordon III breaks multiple tackles for 29-yard rush
RB Melvin Gordon III breaks multiple tackles for a 29-yard rush against the Chiefs.
#DENvsLAC: RB Melvin Gordon III
RB Melvin Gordon III discusses the loss to the Chargers, looks ahead to the last game of the season and more.
#DETvsDEN: Melvin Gordon III's best plays from Week 14
Check out every Melvin Gordon III highlight from his two-touchdown Week 14 performance vs. Detroit
Victory Speech: Inside the locker room after #DETvsDEN
Go inside the Broncos' locker room as Head Coach Vic Fangio hands out game balls following the Broncos' 38-10 win over the Lions.
'It's good to see we hit on all cylinders today': Melvin Gordon III on Denver's offensive performance
Running back Melvin Gordon III checks in with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' 38-10 win to discuss their dominant run game, what it meant to play in Demaryius Thomas' honor and more.
Gordon, Williams discuss the run game's success vs. Detroit
RBs Melvin Gordon III and Javonte Williams discuss how they compliment each other on the field, the offensive line paving the way for the rushing attack and more.
#DETvsDEN: Melvin Gordon rushes for a 14-yard score vs. Lions
RB Melvin Gordon III scores his second TD of the game on a 14-yard run.
#DETvsDEN: Melvin Gordon III pushes into end zone for 1-yard TD
RB Melvin Gordon III breaks through the pile to score a 1-yard TD against the Lions in Week 14.
Ready for Kickoff: Javonte Williams and the Broncos look to bounce back against Jared Goff and the Lions
With just five games left in the season, the 6-6 Denver Broncos return home on Sunday to host the 1-10-1 Detroit Lions and look to get back in the win column.
#DETvsDEN: RB Melvin Gordon III
RB Melvin Gordon III discusses Javonte Williams' and Mike Boone's performances vs. the Chiefs, gives an update on his injury and potential return vs. Detroit and more.
Melvin Gordon III's and Javonte Williams' best rushes before the bye week
Watch running backs Melvin Gordon III's and Javonte Williams' best rushes through 10 games of the 2021 season.
Okwuegbunam, Gordon review the loss to Philadelphia
TE Albert Okwuegbunam and RB Melvin Gordon III review the loss to Philadelphia, discuss the Broncos' offensive struggles in the red zone and more.
#PHIvsDEN: Melvin Gordon III rushes for 1-yard touchdown vs. Eagles
RB Melvin Gordon III darts between linemen for an easy short-yardage touchdown vs. the Eagles.
Melvin Gordon shares his favorite touchdown dance on 'NFL Slimetime'
RB Melvin Gordon III joins "NFL Slimetime" insider Dylan Schefter for an interview.
#DENvsDAL: Melvin Gordon III scores on 3-yard run
The Broncos offensive line paves the way for RB Melvin Gordon III's 3-yard touchdown.
Mic'd Up: Melvin Gordon III vs. the Washington Football Team
Go inside the Broncos' 17-10 win over the Washington Football Team, as running back Melvin Gordon III was wired for sound.
'We had to fight, crawl, scratch [to] get this dub today': Melvin Gordon on Broncos' 17-10 win
Running back Melvin Gordon III checks in with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' 17-10 win over the Washington Football Team to discuss the identity of this team, how this win helps their confidence and more.
Broncos Postgame Show: Melvin Gordon's TDs, Justin Simmons' INTs help Denver beat Washington 17-10
It took two late defensive stands and a pair of Melvin Gordon III touchdowns, but the Broncos snapped their four-game losing streak on Sunday, beating Washington 17-10.
|18||Chiefs||L 24 - 28||12||110||9.2||47||1||1||6||6||6||0||1||1|
|17||@Chargers||L 13 - 34||10||43||4.3||12||0||3||29||9.7||24||0|
|16||@Raiders||L 13 - 17||7||-4||-0.6||4||0||1||4||4||4||0|
|15||Bengals||L 10 - 15||15||53||3.5||13||0||1||8||8||8||0|
|14||Lions||W 38 - 10||24||111||4.6||16||2|
|13||@Chiefs||L 9 - 22|
|12||Chargers||W 28 - 13||17||83||4.9||16||0||1||5||5||5||0|
|10||Eagles||L 13 - 30||9||45||5||15||1||1||-2||-2||0||0||1||1|
|9||@Cowboys||W 30 - 16||21||80||3.8||14||1||2||15||7.5||8||0|
|8||Football Team||W 17 - 10||10||47||4.7||11||1||3||15||5||15||1||1||1|
|7||@Browns||L 14 - 17||8||18||2.2||5||0||2||14||7||8||1|
|6||Raiders||L 24 - 34||10||50||5||10||0||3||23||7.7||11||0|
|5||@Steelers||L 19 - 27||9||34||3.8||8||0||2||9||4.5||6||0|
|4||Ravens||L 7 - 23||9||56||6.2||14||0||2||11||5.5||8||0|
|3||Jets||W 26 - 0||18||60||3.3||10||1||1||21||21||21||0|
|2||@Jaguars||W 23 - 13||13||31||2.4||8||0||2||38||19||30||0|
|1||@Giants||W 27 - 13||11||101||9.2||70||1||3||17||5.7||13||0|
|2015||Los Angeles Chargers||14||12||184||641||3.5||0||33||192||5.8||18||0|
|2016||Los Angeles Chargers||13||11||254||997||3.9||10||41||419||10.2||35||2|
|2017||Los Angeles Chargers||16||16||284||1105||3.9||8||58||476||8.2||49||4|
|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 seventh-year running back and two-time Pro Bowl selection (2016, '18) who has played 89 career regular-season games (89 starts) and two postseason contests with the Chargers (2015-19) and Broncos (2020-21).
- Totaled 1,352 rushing attempts for 5,576 yards (4.1 avg.) with 47 touchdowns while catching 271 passes for 2,164 yards (8.0 avg.) with 13 receiving scores in his career.
- Registered the second-most yards from scrimmage (7,740), and ranks third in rushing touchdowns (47) and fourth in offensive touchdowns (60) among active NFL running backs from 2015-21.
- Serves as one of three active running backs with career totals of 5,000 rushing yards and 2,000 receiving yards during his career.
- Started 10-of-15 games played with the Broncos in 2020, totaling 215 rushing attempts for 986 yards (4.6 avg.) with nine touchdowns to go with 32 receptions for 158 yards (4.9 avg.) with one receiving score.
- 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.
Minicamp notebook: WR Tim Patrick still looking to prove himself after contract extension
Plus, hear what OC Justin Outten had to say about splitting the carries at running back and STC Dwayne Stukes' plans for the special teams unit.
Broncos sign RB Melvin Gordon III to one-year deal
During his two seasons in Denver, Gordon carried the ball 418 times for 1,904 yards and a team-high 17 touchdowns.
Power and finesse: The one-two punch of Javonte Williams and Melvin Gordon III
The shared success of the Broncos' running back tandem is about more than just their talent on the field.
Injury Report: DE Dre'Mont Jones among Broncos to not practice, currently '50-50' for #CINvsDEN
The Broncos had six players who did not practice on Wednesday.
Melvin Gordon III nominated for FedEx Ground Player of the Week after 111-yard, two-TD game vs. Lions
This is Gordon's second time being nominated for the honor this season and his fourth nomination as a Bronco.
Historic effort from Broncos' running backs helps pace offensive breakout in win over Lions
"Our two backs are really, really good, and I love them both and glad we have them both," Head Coach Vic Fangio said.
#DETvsDEN injury updates: Shelby Harris questionable to return with knee injury
Jackson was evaluated by trainers on the field after a collision near the Broncos' sideline.
OLB Bradley Chubb, RB Melvin Gordon III among those active for #DETvsDEN
DE Shelby Harris is also active after being listed as questionable.
Injury Report: Melvin Gordon III, Bradley Chubb and Shelby Harris questionable for #DETvsDEN
Mike Boone and P.J. Locke did not practice on Friday and were placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.
'We can both do it all': Melvin Gordon III, Javonte Williams form one of NFL's best RB duos
"We've got two number one [running backs] here," Gordon said.
Injury Report: RB Melvin Gordon III expects to be able to play vs. Lions
Outside linebacker Bradley Chubb and defensive end Shelby Harris returned to practice.
Injury Report: Melvin Gordon III downgraded to out for Week 13 game vs. Chiefs
Rookie running back Javonte Williams is expected to start in Gordon's place, Head Coach Vic Fangio said Friday.
Injury Report: Melvin Gordon III doubtful for #DENvsKC, seven Broncos listed as questionable
Rookie Javonte Williams would start in Gordon's place if he is unable to play against the Chiefs.
Injury Report: Melvin Gordon III 'probably 50-50' for #DENvsKC, several Broncos return to practice
Starting running back Melvin Gordon III's status for Sunday's game in Kansas City remains uncertain.
#LACvsDEN postgame injury update: Fangio sheds light on Bridgewater injury; Risner could be 'day to day, week to week'
Drew Lock replaced Bridgewater at quarterback after the injury.
Injury Report: Starters Melvin Gordon III, Kareem Jackson questionable for #LVvsDEN
Gordon remained a limited participant on Friday, while Jackson improved to a full participant.
Injury Report: Melvin Gordon III, Kareem Jackson among Broncos to return to practice
Outside linebacker Von Miller, inside linebacker Alexander Johnson and tackle Bobby Massie also returned to practice after receiving rest days on Wednesday.
Injury Report: S Kareem Jackson, RB Melvin Gordon III among those held out of Broncos practice
Jackson is battling a back injury, while Gordon is dealing with a lower-leg injury that appeared ahead of Week 4.
Injury Report: Teddy Bridgewater a full participant in Friday's practice, listed as questionable for #DENvsPIT
The Broncos have four other players listed as questionable and one player who was ruled out.
Next-Day Notebook: Broncos remain committed to run game, offensive balance after loss to Ravens
"I think we have a good running game, and we can make a lot of yards in that area. [We] just have to keep doing it," Noah Fant said.
Injury Report: Broncos rule out G Graham Glasgow; G Dalton Risner among six players questionable for #BALvsDEN
"Everything's open with Dalton: He could be out, he could dress and be a backup, he could dress and play," Head Coach Vic Fangio said.
Next-Day Notebook: Vic Fangio reflects on Pat Surtain II's rookie debut
"He's too good of a player to only play in the dime package," Fangio said.
Melvin Gordon III nominated for Week 1 FedEx Ground Player of the Week honors
Gordon iced the Broncos' win over the Giants with a long touchdown run and eclipsed 100 yards.
Cover 4: Teddy Bridgewater dazzles as Broncos earn 27-13 season-opening win
In his first start with the Broncos, Bridgewater completed 28-of-36 passes for 264 yards and two touchdowns as Denver overcame a first-half deficit to earn the win.
Photos: Melvin Gordon III hosts first annual 'Vibez Golf Club' charity event
Melvin Gordon III hosted his first annual "Vibez Golf Club" charity event at Topgolf on Monday, November 15, 2021. The event benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, which had members in attendance for a night of golf, dinner, donations and a raffle.
Shots of the Game: Top photos from Melvin Gordon III's and Javonte Williams' performances vs. Cleveland
Check out photos from Melvin Gordon III's and Javonte Williams' outings in Cleveland, including their touchdowns against the Browns.
Photos: Broncos help deliver free bikes to children with Wish for Wheels in Greg Knapp's memory
The Broncos, in partnership with Wish for Wheels, distributed new bicycles and helmets to children at John Amesse Elementary School, as Denver Broncos Cheerleaders, Miles the Mascot, Broncos players and officers from the Denver Police Department helped get the children situated with their new bikes. Earlier this month, Broncos coaches and front office staff built 75 bicycles in honor of late former Broncos quarterbacks coach, Greg Knapp, who was an avid cyclist.
Photos from Melvin Gordon III's first youth football camp in Denver
On Tuesday, Melvin Gordon III got help from his mother, Carmen, and teammate Tim Patrick as Gordon held his first youth football camp for kids in the Denver area since becoming a Bronco.
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.