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Melvin Gordon SD - RB
News: The Chargers selected Gordon in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, 15th overall. (Apr 30)
Impact: The Chargers coughed up a fourth- and fifth-round pick to jump ahead of the Texans to secure Gordon, the consensus No. 2 running back in the draft. The Chargers have a few bodies at running back -- Branden Oliver and Danny Woodhead perhaps most notably -- but a true starting talent like Gordon completes the picture. The main knock on Gordon has always been his pass-catching ability, but Oliver and Woodhead will be able to pick up the slack if Gordon should need further development there. Meanwhile, it's hard to see what will stop Gordon from earning a true No. 1 running back role early on in his rookie season, if not right away. In a Philip Rivers offense, Gordon should have access to touchdown opportunities. (Source: RotoWire / Time: 9:50p ET)
Overall Rank: 789 Position Rank: 182
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