ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos operating again Melvin Gordon was cited late Tuesday for driving underneath the affect and will now face league self-discipline in addition to some questions from the workforce.
Police information present Gordon was additionally ticketed for rushing — between 25 and 39 mph over the posted restrict — in downtown Denver. Gordon is scheduled for a Nov. 13 courtroom date.
“We are aware of the situation involving Melvin Gordon,” the Broncos stated in an announcement Wednesday morning. “Our organization has been in communication with him and is in the process of gathering more details.”
The Broncos gamers had Sunday, Monday and Tuesday off after their sport in opposition to the New England Patriots — initially scheduled for this previous Sunday, then postponed someday — was moved to this Sunday. Gordon was certainly one of a number of Broncos gamers who took to social media over the weekend to specific frustration that the workforce had primarily misplaced its bye week when the sport in opposition to the Patriots was moved after a constructive COVID-19 take a look at by a New England participant.
The workforce returned to work Wednesday morning, and Gordon was collaborating in conferences and is predicted to follow.
Gordon may face league self-discipline, together with a suspension, throughout the season. Broncos security Kareem Jackson was suspended for the ultimate two video games of the 2019 season after a September DUI arrest final yr, additionally in downtown Denver.
The operating again signed a two-year, $16 million take care of the Broncos throughout the offseason and had his first 100-yard speeding sport with the workforce, together with a 43-yard landing run within the closing minutes, in an Oct. 1 win over the New York Jets.
Gordon leads the Broncos in carries (65), speeding yards (281) and speeding touchdowns (3).