Chargers don't blame RB Melvin Gordon for recent run game struggles

Head coach Anthony Lynn isn’t pointing the finger at Melvin Gordon when it comes to explaining the sluggish results of the run game the last two weeks.

“I don’t think it has anything to do with Melvin Gordon,” Lynn said, via the Los Angeles Times. “We’ve got to open up more running lanes. . . . Everybody’s got to be accountable for the man in, and those runners they really don’t have a chance. So, we’ve got to do a better job up front.”

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The Chargers averaged 103.5 rushing yards per game over the first four weeks without Gordon, but posted just 67 yards on the ground in their losses to the Broncos and Steelers the last two weeks with Gordon back in the fold. The team lost center Mike Pouncey and left tackle Russell Okung as well.

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