Stephen A. challenges Melvin Gordon on the Chargers' Super Bowl chances | First Take

Melvin Gordon joins Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith on First Take to discuss the Los Angeles Chargers chances of being Super Bowl contenders as LA heads into Week 10 with a 6-2 record and sits at 3rd in the AFC. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: ✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: ESPN on Social Media: ► Follow on Twitter: ► Like on Facebook: ► Follow on Instagram: Visit ESPN on YouTube to get up-to-the-minute sports news coverage, scores, highlights and commentary for NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, College Football, NCAA Basketball, soccer and more. More on

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Mobile Gamer Dude
Mobile Gamer Dude:
Despite being a Pats fan, I would not hate seeing Phillip Rivers lifting up that Lombardi trophy.
Snoop The Dawg
Snoop The Dawg:
Melvin Gordon turned out much better than the other Wisconsin great running back Monte Ball
Brandon Smith
Brandon Smith:
Melvin Gordon is from Wisconsin. Weather is not an issue to him.
Chargers are 15-5 their last 20 games played. They have been good for several years, they have just been arguably the most injury plagued team the past few seasons. Chargers fans are used to guys like Keenan Allen tearing his ACL in the first half of the first game of the season (two years ago) and All-Pro players missing the entirety of the season. Chargers are 6-2 and haven't had their All-Pro starting DE Joey Bosa yet... this team is for real...
ShaunJerrell Harper
ShaunJerrell Harper:
MG: "Mann what year was that?!" LMAO
Desmond King is the highest-rated CB in the league.
Rivers is better than Ben and Eli by every single metric but he's the only one not to win a SB.
Hemanth Swarna
Hemanth Swarna:
His hair is dope
LeeTravius Mckay
LeeTravius Mckay:
Melvin gordon has been balling this year
Kristopher Ewing
Kristopher Ewing:
Eagles fan! But I wish the Chargers would get a SB! Should of done with LT but now would do!
Keith Pickrum
Keith Pickrum:
Was Stephen a a little too harsh, yes. Was max riding Melvin’s pole, hell yes
pineapple sunshine
pineapple sunshine:
Melvin Gordon played in Wisconsin and rivers played in North Carolina. They're fine
Melvin Gordon > Zeke
bby bokchoy
bby bokchoy:
Gordon gonna use all this hate from Stephen to kill these upcoming teams. Watch it lol
Chris Greg
Chris Greg:
Me and Him Went To The Same Highschool 💯 Such a Good Man
I smell BS
I smell BS:
Sure the Pats have an easy schedule every year since the East is shit!!! But no one says anything about that!!
Tre Production
Tre Production:
I said it at the beginning of the season and I will say it again Saints VS Chargers in Superbowl Llll
Alejandro Sifuentes
Alejandro Sifuentes:
Philip Rivers deserves to win one ☝🏽 chargers vs saints 👀🔥
Melvin is somehow underrated which is kinda weird but yeah he Top 3-5 Running Backs currently for sure
Manny Mota
Manny Mota:
Oscar Ramirez
Oscar Ramirez:
Super Bowl 53 Rivers vs. Brees
Big Sauce
Big Sauce:
A true GOAT in Wisconsin
Azc Lal
Azc Lal:
Remember how happy he was to get drafted that was awesome
Chargers get hot in Late November going into mid December. They are early this season, and doing it low key. Rivers is hungry. Lions fan, here, but I wouldn't mind seeing the Chargers in the Superbowl. They have a shot...
Chris Jones
Chris Jones:
Real talk, I'd like to see a Panthers Chargers Superbowl….I wonder what that would look like...from a Panthers fan......IJS but it would be cool being that for years we were chargers South including Ron Riveria…..and Rivers is a NC guy....I am not going to say it would happen but I'd like to see it
Kev Smith
Kev Smith:
They keep saying cold weather as if the chargers can’t be in position to have home field
MGlll set the all-time NCAA record for rushing yards in a game... in 3 quarters
Scott Nunes
Scott Nunes:
Melvin loves a weather game! He’s a bad weather back
Michael Dambrosio
Michael Dambrosio:
Why is he yelling at Melvin Gordon? He's acting like he's all jazzed up on cocaine, talking about the Chargers from the 1980s.
Stephen A. actually proved why the Bolts are UNDERRATED in his attempt to talk down upon the teams they have beaten. He mentions these "bad teams" yet the Chargers have been a "pick-em" or the "underdog" in 6 of their 8 games this season. Hell, against the Browns just a couple weeks back it was a "pick-em" game according to Vegas and oddsmakers. The Chargers epitomize underappreciated. And btw -- the chargers have BEEN good, they have just been injured. This team is 15-5 their last 20 games...
KC Reviews
KC Reviews:
Chiefs fan here. I'm glad the chargers are challenging us. They are the only team in the NFL that I believe can beat us in Arrowhead. Honest opinion. The Chargers are making me nervous. But I don't think they can stop Mahomes but that's no disrespect. I don't think anybody will stop this offense. But the chargers definitely can compete with us and they can probably beat us.
Jose Bueno
Jose Bueno:
Stephen A. Hating on the Chargers because of the schedule Chargers are contenders no matter what
Very humble & cool guy!, great interview !
gabriel gilbert
gabriel gilbert:
I never Liked Stephen A until he called The Chargers "San Diego Chargers". Even he knows their true home town.
Its San Diego!!!!!!!😤
Chargers are going to be dangerous in the playoffs
Alan C
Alan C:
Thank you Melvin for carrying my fantasy team in Bell's absence
Bruh molly..... 🙄🙄
Raghav B_23
Raghav B_23:
Melvin chill af
PimpzGangstazHustlaz 1
PimpzGangstazHustlaz 1:
Melvin gordon is a san diego charger he the best rb in AFC WEST they will beat the steelers.... Stephen A is a hater rs hes a hype artist
H-Town Lifer
H-Town Lifer:
Melvin Gordon=Todd Gurley
Suspicious Conundrum
Suspicious Conundrum:
He got a lot of flack in his rookie season. Some called him a bust even but since then he has turned out really nicely. To me he is top 5 right now.
P S:
It was -20 degrees in that afc championship gane😂😂... also Rivers has the second best record behind Brady in December i think well be alright damn😂😂
Maxiboy 1230
Maxiboy 1230:
He talking bout “You gotta perform in the cold weather”
Frankie Poag
Frankie Poag:
Wait till Bosa comes back
Stephen A hating big time!! Chargers used to always lose these close games, now we’re winning. Still missing a DPOY candidate in Bosa. Lets go Bolts!!
Robb Carter
Robb Carter:
Finally talking about the Chargers geesh took long enough
John Stockton
John Stockton:
Max: "Now, just betweeen you and me..."

LOL between you, Melvin, and the millions of people that will see this Max you little queer.
Young Chuy 23
Young Chuy 23:
He's the second best running back
Skippz 1904
Skippz 1904:
Bare injuries Chargers Make AFC Championship
stephen a needs to chill, its not melvins fault the schedule is the way it is
Jolak Zmtag
Jolak Zmtag:
WISCONSIN BABY!!! Always love
Alex Jaques
Alex Jaques:
The weather really? 😂😂😂 so stupid. Philip played good in cold weather
Chargers are 15-5 since last season? Chargers do not make the schedule lol
Brian Honng
Brian Honng:
LOL Stephen A Smith cannot stop saying San Diego, its LA now haha
BigShawn StayChillin
BigShawn StayChillin:
Stephen put some respect on⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡⚡
spence white
spence white:
"You beat Buffalo, that might as well been a bye week." No chill lmao 🤣🤣
Tdoug reacts
Tdoug reacts:
That thumbnail is legendary 😂😂
From the look on Stephens face in the thumbnail I know this is gonna be something lol
Joshua Panicker
Joshua Panicker:
What even is Stephen A. I only watched this for Melvin Gordon, so I didn’t fully realize how cringe of a man Stephen A is.
Roberto Garcia
Roberto Garcia:
San Diego Super Chargers 🖖⚡
Jesse Reddragon
Jesse Reddragon:
does Stephan A not realize or remember Melvin Gordon played ball for Wisconsin and balled out up there
tae mula
tae mula:
"Im fine nigga u kno where im from" 😭😭
Reese Boogie
Reese Boogie:
Stephen A.....shut up, please lol
Paco A
Paco A:
Honestly its the easiest schedule they've had for years! check em I know!
GED Gert
GED Gert:
Damn Phillip rivers deserves this
Let's go Chargers! I'm going to The Coliseum in Oakland Sunday! ⚡️⚡️⚡️
I remember saying the Eagles aren’t as good as they looked last year because they played some easy teams and their only loss at the time was against the Chiefs. I ate my words later on... Don’t sleep on the Chargers just because they have beaten lower tier teams.
Marco Somo
Marco Somo:
ESPN should fine Stephen A every time he says San Diego, I hear him say San Diego Chargers on Radio and TV. Its annoying as a LA Charger fan.
Kenny Powers
Kenny Powers:
How does he fit a helmet on that head with that crazy ass hair lmao ???
" man what year was that ?" 😂 - Melvin Gordon
Clearly shows that SAS doesn’t do too much research about football, Melvin is from Kenosha, Wisconsin. Played college at Wisconsin, all he knows is snow
Luka Calov
Luka Calov:
C A N E S:
Dreadlock powers
Yaser Ahmed
Yaser Ahmed:
That’s my boy, representing Kenosha 😤😤✊🏾 went to school with his cousins lmao
It’s gonna be Chargers vs Pats and Rams vs Saints then battle for LA for the championship gon be epic finish
Pusha Tee
Pusha Tee:
My favorite running back at the moment, no one runs as hard as he does!
Melvin Gordon was like what year was that lmao.
nick moore
nick moore:
To be fair Stephen A is right..that schedule is fkn cupcake but Mel Gordon the man tho
It's weird watching Melvin on first take after remembering him talk about being in the NFL at Bradford together in high school. Lol.
E- Trayde
E- Trayde:
I drafted Melvin Gordon in my Fantasy Draft League. Been declining trade offers since week 1!! 🙌🏾🏈 🏆
Jus said it yesterday everybody keep calling them San Diego still 😂😂😂 I get it tho
Eduard Maier
Eduard Maier:
I love how Stephen A. switches into slang as soon as there is a young player on the show. It seems a little like "Yo, i was also cool once" :D
Terry Jfk
Terry Jfk:
yo i still say "San diego" even tho they play in my city now aha!
Billy Xayasomroth
Billy Xayasomroth:
Steve always tripping!! Lol 😂
Steve Forsythe
Steve Forsythe:
Melvin seems like a great dude. Amazing player too.
Francisco Camacho
Francisco Camacho:
Most underrated back
Ryan eM
Ryan eM:
The thumbnail was on point 😂
10-ball goat
10-ball goat:
I love Melvin Gordon.
Alex Jaques
Alex Jaques:
Melvin played in Wisconsin? Lmao wtf weather?? 😂😂😂
Kiki Latisha
Kiki Latisha:
34 tds since 2016 (2nd most). LT had 31 TDS in one season
Michael Corleon
Michael Corleon:
Melvin like "Man what year was that? " 😂😂😂
I’d just like to take this moment to give a shout out to Melvin Gordon for single handily carrying my fantasy football team. Best of luck on your season!
Linkz GP
Linkz GP:
this segment shows why Stephen A. needs his own show
Max and Molly kept interrupting him at nauseam
Tim Martin
Tim Martin:
My boy melvin gordon. We from the same small town of Kenosha Wisconsin ✊
Stephen A talking like the Melvin was on the 84' roster
Roni Mathew
Roni Mathew:
First glance at thumbnail I thought that was Uzi
Philip Harrison
Philip Harrison:
Keep sleepin on the CHARGERS when you wake up THEY will be in the Super Bowl