FOXBORO, Mass. — The Los Angeles Chargers will need all hands on deck Sunday at Gillette Stadium when they take on the New England Patriots in the AFC Divisional Round.
While LA is expected to have all of its necessary pieces at the ready in Foxboro, running back Melvin Gordon will be a step slow.
The Wisconsin product has had an injury-plagued season. He missed the Chargers’ Week 7 game with a hamstring injury and was forced to miss three December games with a knee injury. The fourth-year back reportedly suffered a sprained knee during the first quarter of LA’s wild-card round win over the Baltimore Ravens, per NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Gordon returned to the game and rushed for 40 yards and a touchdown, but he’s less than 100 percent.
Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn said Wednesday that Gordon…