RB Gordon signing on to Chiefs’ practice squad

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Operating again Melvin Gordon, just lately launched by the Denver Broncos after a rash of fumbles, quickly may very well be taking part in in opposition to his former staff.

Gordon was signed to the apply squad of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs on Monday, he advised ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.

The Chiefs and Broncos meet twice this season, in Week 14 in Denver and Week 17 in Kansas Metropolis.

Gordon, 29, is a two-time Professional Bowler in his eighth NFL season. He performed 5 seasons for the Chargers and the final 2½ with the Broncos. He has rushed for six,462 yards and 55 touchdowns and caught 309 passes with 14 touchdowns over his profession, together with his greatest yr in 2017 with the Chargers.

This season, he rushed for 318 yards and caught 25 passes in 10 video games. However he fumbled 5 instances and the Broncos launched him after his closing one in Week 11 in opposition to the Raiders.

Rookie Isiah Pacheco leads the Chiefs with 455 speeding yards. One other operating again, Jerick McKinnon, is fourth on the staff with 29 catches. Ronald Jones made his season debut for the Chiefs in Sunday’s win over the Rams and caught one move for 22 yards whereas speeding 4 instances for 12 yards.

Clyde Edwards-Helaire, who started the season because the beginning operating again, is on the injured reserve listing with a excessive ankle sprain however had misplaced a lot of his taking part in time to Pacheco earlier than the damage.