Report: Chargers RB Melvin Gordon (ankle) could miss Saturday’s game
Melvin Gordon’s lackluster preseason just took a turn for the worse.
The Chargers’ first-round pick could miss Saturday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals, according to NFL Media’s Rand Getlin.
I'm told #Chargers RB Melvin Gordon is dealing with a minor ankle injury and may not play this week.Article continues below ...
— Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) August 20, 2015
Gordon could’ve used the live game reps this week. The Wisconsin product netted only 11 yards on six carries last week, looking skittish and impatient in his first professional action.
He told reporters this week he was focused on the Cardinals’ defense. Instead, it’ll be up to Danny Woodhead and Branden Oliver — two backs who outshone Gordon in his last outing– to do the heavy lifting.