Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon Player Overview

Gordon’s left knee has been an issue in his first 2 NFL seasons: He tore his meniscus in Week 15 of his rookie year — going under the knife after being placed on IR. Last year, he sprained his left PCL. That injury sat him for 3 games. The Pro Bowler has averaged 256 touches per season in his young career. That’s not a ton of usage for a guy who has trouble staying on the field.

Preseason

Chance of Injury in 2017: question mark 55.6%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 5%
Projected Games missed for 2017: question mark 2.9
Durability: question mark 2

Medium Risk

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Melvin Gordon Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Dec 11, 2016 NFL Knee PCL Sprain Grade 2 Gordon injured his hip attempting to recover a teammate's fumble and was carted off. He was originally diagnosed as week-to-week, but wound up missing 3 games.
Dec 20, 2015 NFL Knee Meniscus Tear Gordon tore cartilage in his knee in Week 15 and was placed on IR. He needed surgery and missed the rest of the season.
Aug 19, 2015 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Gordon sprained his knee in the preseason and was forced to sit out the regular season opener.
Sep 24, 2011 Non-NFL Inguinal Groin Strain Grade 2 Gordon injured his groin in Week 3 of his freshman year, and missed the rest of the season.