Report: Gordon plans to join Chargers between Weeks 6-8
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Melvin Gordon plans to end his holdout between Week 6 and Week 8 and report to the Los Angeles Chargers at that time, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

The running back has already incurred about $1 million in fines during his holdout. He's received permission from the Chargers to seek a trade, but such a deal hasn't yet come to fruition.

Gordon turned down a contract extension from Los Angeles that would've netted him $10 million annually and has instead been on the prowl for $13 million per year. The Chargers announced at the end of the preseason that they were breaking off negotiations with Gordon until the end of the campaign.

Gordon, 26, is in the fifth and final year of his rookie deal and is on track to hit free agency in March 2020. The Wisconsin product ran for 885 yards and 10 touchdowns over 12 games last year and averaged a career-high 5.1 yards per carry. He added 490 yards and four touchdowns in the passing game.

The Chargers are expected to feature the combination of Austin Ekeler and Justin Jackson in the backfield during Gordon's absence.

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Report: Gordon plans to join Chargers between Weeks 6-8
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