EAGLES REPORTEDLY NIBBLED ON RB GORDON: CHARGERS SAID NOPE!

By Jack Ryan

The Eagles home opener is only three days away and big boss Howie Roseman keeps shooting the moon.

Melvin Gordon’s holdout isn’t exactly going how he likely hoped: He hasn’t gotten a new contract from the Los Angeles Chargers, and while the Chargers have given Gordon’s agents permission to find a trade partner, that hasn’t happened yet.

And Albert Breer of The MMQB tweeted yesterday that there has been only one offer made for Gordon, a two-time Pro Bowler.

The Eagles made the proposal:

Breer said it included Jordan Howard going to the Chargers, a swap of “mid-round” draft picks, and the Chargers eating some of Gordon’s salary too.

Los Angeles declined.

On Tuesday, ESPN’s Josina Anderson tweeted that the Chargers were looking for a first-round pick in 2020 or a fifth-round pick in 2020 and first-round pick in 2021 for Gordon, the 15th overall pick in 2015.

Is that price too high? Obviously other teams believe it is, judging by what Philly reportedly offered.

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