Melvin Gordon

Running Back

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $0
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 0.00%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $0
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 0.00%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0
  • Total Contract Value: $10,669,762
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,667,441
  • Position Ranking: 27/183 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,669,762
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 213
  • College: Wisconsin
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 1, #15 overall (Chargers)
  • Year Signed: 2015 (Drafted)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $3,002,000

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201522$435,000$1,504,957$435,000$1,939,9571.4%
201623$919,989$1,504,957$919,989$2,424,9461.6%
201724$1,404,978$1,504,957$1,404,978$2,909,9351.7%
201825$1,889,967$1,504,957$1,889,967$3,394,9241.9%
2019 📝
March 13: Base salary becomes fully guaranteed
26$5,605,000$0$0$4,615,8822.5%
Total$10,254,934$6,019,828$4,649,934$15,285,644
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Career Earnings: $15,285,644
Career APY: $3,057,129
Potential Earnings: $15,285,644
Total Guarantees: $10,669,762
Largest Cash Payment: $6,454,828 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $4,615,882 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChargersDraftedActive20154$10,669,762$2,667,441$10,669,762$15,285,644143.3%$3,057,129
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers5$15,285,644$3,057,129$15,285,6440.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Chargers$435,000$1,504,957$435,000$1,939,9571.4%$6,454,828
2016Chargers$919,989$1,504,957$919,989$2,424,9461.6%$919,989
2017Chargers$1,404,978$1,504,957$1,404,978$2,909,9351.7%$1,404,978
2018Chargers$1,889,967$1,504,957$1,889,967$3,394,9241.9%$1,889,967
2019Chargers$5,605,000$0$0$4,615,8822.5%$4,615,882
Total$10,254,934$6,019,828$4,649,934$15,285,644$15,285,644

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2015140033.8%0.0%1846413.50331925.8064
2016130361.8%0.0%2549973.9104141910.2222
2017160070.5%0.0%26710123.88524458.6400
2018124052.7%0.0%1758855.110504909.8410
2019120040.4%0.0%1626123.88422967.0143

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$3,002,000$2,667,441
Injury Adjusted$3,002,000$2,667,441
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13.0M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $6,061,000 $3,500,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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