This season for Melvin Gordon has been awful. The offensive line can barely create holes for him and any time that he is in the backfield every team is expecting the run. He has been stuffed time and time again.
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We see him getting hit in the backfield over and over again. There are times that he misses the lane. There are times that he left some yards on the field. We have seen him leave the ball on the field.
We have also seen him make some great plays. He has shown good speed and has shown great balance. We see him running hard.
At some point we need to get Melvin Gordon an opportunity to get in the end zone. He is our future at the running back position and we need to get him that feeling before the end of the year. Whatever it takes! If we are at the goal line, then we need to get him in the game and let him get that opportunity.
We have 3 games left in the season and he still has yet to get that feeling in the NFL. He doesn’t need to wait a whole offseason to get that chance. We need to give him the taste of the end zone before the end of the year.
We would have to hope that Frank Reich draws up something good for Melvin down near the red zone. Looks like we might not see Melvin get one this year.