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You had as many Chargers touchdowns as Melvin Gordon did this year

Dec 20, 2015; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Melvin Gordon (28) runs the ball as Miami Dolphins linebacker Neville Hewitt (46) defends during the second quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 20, 2015; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Melvin Gordon (28) runs the ball as Miami Dolphins linebacker Neville Hewitt (46) defends during the second quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Melvin Gordon's first season with the San Diego Chargers will end without an end zone trip.

The rookie running back's knee landed him on season-ending injured reserve on Monday, preserving a touchdown-less streak that dates back to Week 1.

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The Chargers thought they were drafting a touchdown machine when they selected Gordon with their first-round pick this season. He scored 32 times in his final season with the Wisconsin Badgers.

He scored 32 fewer times in 2015. And it'll be 2016 before the ballcarrier gets a shot to cross the plane as a pro.

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