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Fantasy football live mock draft: The Globe’s experts make their picks

We know you’re preparing to dominate your fantasy league, and the Globe is here to help you get on the right track. We are doing a seven-round mock …

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Melvin Gordon Reveals Key Change That Could See Him Have His Best Season Yet

Through his first three years in the league, Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has established himself as one of the top players in the …

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Chargers RB Melvin Gordon mistaken for Rams counterpart

Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has steadily improved his production each year since he was drafted with the 15th overall pick in the 2015 …

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2018 Outlook: Branden Oliver

2018 fantasy player outlook for Branden Oliver, RB, FA<p>Branden Oliver is a free agent this offseason, and he will look to sign with a new team as a …

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Fight for L.A.: Fans mistaking Melvin Gordon for Todd Gurley

The city of Los Angeles has two stud running backs playing for its NFL teams, but some fans seem to favor one over the other. Reigning Offensive Player of the Year Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon of the Chargers lead their respective backfields, likely ranking among the top backs in the NFL this …

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Chargers' Melvin Gordon says he feels better than he has in years

They call Melvin Gordon “flash” for obvious reasons — the running back shares a surname with the comic strip character. But last December, Gordon resembled the moniker, giving the Chargers a one-month glimpse of his super hero skills when completely healthy.<p>Gordon, who battled knee soreness most of …

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Chargers’ Melvin Gordon doesn’t look like Todd Gurley, but wants to be paid like him

COSTA MESA — Not all Los Angeles running backs look alike.<p>Todd Gurley, the Rams’ backfield star, is listed at 6-foot-1, 224 pounds. Melvin Gordon, …

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With full health, Bolts' Gordon poised to stand out in crowd

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Melvin Gordon got into an argument recently with a fan who insisted he was Todd Gurley.<p>The Los Angeles Chargers' durable running back doesn't look a whole lot like his Los Angeles Rams counterpart. That didn't dissuade the fan, he recalled with a grimace.<p>"I'm just starting …

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Barry Sanders (and his OL) to serve as grand marshals for Oklahoma State homecoming

Thirty years ago, <b>Barry Sanders</b> authored perhaps the greatest individual season any college football player has ever had. The eventual Heisman winner …

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Twinsies? Melvin Gordon says fans in L.A. mistake him for Todd Gurley

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Since moving to L.A. over a year ago, Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has described a case of mistaken identity …

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Lynn wants to get Melvin Gordon more catches

Chargers coach Anthony Lynn told ESPN's Dan Graziano he wants to use Melvin Gordon more in the passing game.<p><b>Source:</b> ESPN<p>ESPN's Dan Graziano does not …

NFL

Preseason Week 1 AFC West previews

VIDEO<p>Preseason Week 1 & AFC West previews Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks bring you a jam packed episode, including: impressions of the Corey …

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Los Angeles Chargers: Three questions entering preseason week 1

The NFL is finally back and the Los Angeles Chargers are looking to capitalize on a season where the expectations from the fans are at an all-time …

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Chargers Coach Anthony Lynn Reveals An Aspect Of Melvin Gordon's Which Has Blown Him Away

In his first three years in the NFL, Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has emerged as one of the most productive all-around players at …

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Live from LA Chargers Camp

Field Yates, Stephania Bell, Secret Squirrel and Thirsty Kyle hit up LA Chargers camp and sit down with Philip Rivers, Melvin Gordon, Keenan Allen …

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Podcast: Targeting/Avoiding Fantasy Football’s RBs 1-12

• Both DJ & Ben’s rankings for RB’s 1-12 and whether or not we’re targeting or avoiding them come draft day<br>• Why the Vikings should continue to lean on</b> …

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Melvin Gordon & Pete Bommarito

Adam Schefter talks to Chargers RB Melvin Gordon about his expectations for the 2018 season, the resurgence at the running back position, comparisons …

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Chargers: Mike Williams an early favorite for Comeback Player of the Year

The Los Angeles Chargers drafted Mike Williams with the seventh overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft and will finally see what he can really do next …

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Making the case for Chargers' Tyrell Williams in fantasy football

Fantasy football is right around the corner and many fans are gearing up for their drafts within the next few weeks. The Chargers have a couple intriguing options in wide receiver Keenan Allen, running back Melvin Gordon and quarterback Philip Rivers, but WR Tyrell Williams could be an option to …

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Fantasy football 2018 draft or avoid: Chargers have loaded talent pool

<i>As the 2018 fantasy football draft season approaches, we will showcase a player to draft and a player to avoid from all 32 teams.</i><p>The Los Angeles …

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Los Angeles Chargers: Melvin Gordon is the key to success

Melvin Gordon has been very productive for the Los Angeles Chargers in three seasons. In his fourth year, Gordon will be pivotal to the team’s …

Los Angeles

Justin Jackson impresses early at Chargers camp

The calendar has flipped to August, which means only one thing — it’s basically football season. Never mind MLB’s trade deadline or the WNBA All-Star …

Los Angeles

Wisconsin Football: Five reasons why Jonathan Taylor can win the Heisman

<b>Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor finished 6th in Heisman voting last year as a freshman. Can he do what it takes to win in 2018?</b><p>Jonathan Taylor …

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Is Melvin Gordon a top 5 running back?

Melvin Gordon’s overall production has been trending upwards since he debuted in 2015. Given that he continues to get better on an annual basis, will …

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Chargers RB Melvin Gordon, on Todd Gurley's new contract: "It didn't surprise me. I been telling people that. They looked at me crazy, but it's something I expected. It was no surprise when it came across my desk, when I seen it on my littler ticker. It is what it is. I'm glad. I bet every running back glad, too. Smiling." Gordon congratulated Gurley and said he isn't worried about his own deal. "My time is coming. ... When our time comes for us running backs to get paid, I'm sure we'll be around that same number."

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon, on Todd Gurley's new contract: "It didn't surprise me. I been telling people that. They looked at me crazy, but it's …

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Top Tweets: Brewers’ Phillips tries Bryce Harper’s trick

Brett Phillips, Brewers outfielder<p><b>TWITTER HANDLE:</b> @Brett_Phillips8<p><b>POST:</b> If it worked for @Bharper3407 it’s gotta work for me too #22HasLifeHacks<p><b>TOM’S</b> …

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Adrian Peterson compares Chargers RB Melvin Gordon to himself

Adrian Peterson is one of the best running backs currently in the NFL and is likely still the No. 1 running back in the league. The Minnesota Vikings …

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Dolphins select RB Melvin Gordon in ESPN's 2015 NFL redraft

When the Dolphins selected DeVante Parker in the 2015 NFL Draft, they expected to get a true No. 1 receiving threat, but that hasn’t been the case.<p>In four seasons, Parker has recorded just 139 catches for 1,908 yards and eight touchdowns in three seasons. Needless to say, Parker has been a colossal …

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Chargers negotiating with Antonio Gates

Gates may be back on the Chargers rather soon. Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports<p>The Chargers are “actively negotiating” veteran tight end Antonio Gates‘ …

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Allen, Gordon crack the top 20 in NFL’s fantasy football rankings

Chargers’ Keenan Allen and Melvin Gordon rank among the best when it comes to fantasy football.<p>On NFL Media’s fantasy football Twitter account, they …

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