Denver Broncos Melvin Gordon charged with DUI
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Late Tuesday, Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon was reported to have been cited for driving under the influence by the Denver Police Department, this is according to the reports from Sky Sports. The 27-year-old running back was said to have been given the ticket for speeding around 25 mph to 39 mph over the speed limit at 5th Avenue and Speer Boulevard, according to too the report.
The report further claims that the Broncos running back will be summoned to the Denver County Court on November 13, which is exactly a day before the team travels to Las Vegas for a match against the Raiders. There is a potential possibility that Gordon could be temporary suspended from the NFL for two or three games, depending on how the league had addressed DUI-related issues against players in the past, with roulette online not sure of how this will affect his next game.
Denver Broncos issued a statement on Wednesday morning regarding the player but failed to mention if the player will be suspended from team activities or games.
The official statement read: “We are aware of the situation involving Melvin Gordon. Our organization has been in communication with him and is in the process of gathering more details.”
The Denver teams were formerly scheduled to face the New England Patriots this week, but due to the positive testing of COVID-19, the match was postponed. The Broncos team, that had enjoyed a three days off, returned to practice on Wednesday to prepare ahead for their game against the Patriots which have been rescheduled to Sunday.
While the Denver team prepare for their game, it is still uncertain if Gordon will be available after his episode with the Law. But if the running back happens to be unavailable for their match against the Patriots, the Broncos’ team might see a drop in their offense, as Gordon has been relatively impressive so far. In their 37-28 victory against the New York Jets, he went 107 yards and made two touchdowns on the ground, leading to casinos français placing odds on his performance for every match at the time.
The 27-year-old running back has only been a Denver Bronco player for four games. He signed a two-year deal to join the Broncos in April this year, and before that he spent five campaigns with the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers, where he was drafted with the 15th overall pick in the NFL Draft for 2015.
In his career so far, Gordon went 4,521 yards and 39 touchdowns, he also made 253 catches for 1,918 yards including 12 scores in his 71 career matches for the San Diego, Los Angeles Badgers, and Broncos.
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