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ESPN Insider Has Update On Chargers RB Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon runs the ball for the Los Angeles Chargers

CARSON, CA - OCTOBER 07: Running back Melvin Gordon #28 of the Los Angeles Chargers makes a 34 yard run in the second quarter against the Oakland Raiders at StubHub Center on October 7, 2018 in Carson, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has been holding out for over a month and hasn't participated in training camp. However, he says he is staying busy.

According to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, Gordon says he is training "rigorously" in California and wants to play football.

"Just waiting on the call," Gordon told Fowler.

Gordon is set to make $5.6 million this season, but is seeking a long-term deal from the Chargers. The team could also opt to deal him to another team willing to sign him long-term.

Right now, there doesn't seem to be any traction on contract talks between Gordon's camp and the Chargers.

A first-round draft pick out of Wisconsin in 2015, Gordon has made a pair of Pro Bowls in four seasons in the NFL. He rushed for 885 yards and 10 touchdowns last season.

For his career, Gordon has racked up over 5,000 yards from scrimmage and 38 total touchdowns.