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Ryan Mathews

Ryan Mathews - #24 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 10/10/1987
Birthplace Bakersfield, CA
College Fresno State
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 1st round, 12th pick by Chargers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
184 707 1

Best record doesn't usually translate to title success

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Does the fact that the Packers posted a 15-1 record — best in the NFL — a season ago mean they should be Super Bowl favorites in 2012? Maybe not.

Managing expectations for Broncos this season

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Peyton Manning have quite a few obstacles to overcome this season. PFW's Eric Edholm takes a closer look.

Leber announces he's retiring

Posted June 09, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Former Chargers, Vikings and Rams LB Ben Leber announced he is retiring on Minneapolis radio station KFAN on Friday.

Chargers sign veteran RB Brown

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to a one-year deal with veteran RB Ronnie Brown, the team announced on Friday.

AFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis.

The final season of Unitas

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
As his career was winding down, Johnny Unitas found opportunity in San Diego, and a different world from what he was used to in Baltimore.

Turner: Gates is healthy again

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
After battling injuries the past two years, Chargers TE Antonio Gates is healthy again, according to his head coach, Norv Turner.

Chargers will add RB, but it won't be Tomlinson

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers will sign a veteran running back this offseason, but we hear it won't be one of the team's all-time greats, LaDainian Tomlinson.

Chargers sign rookie S Taylor

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed S Brandon Taylor, a third-round pick from LSU, the club announced Monday. 

Broncos D-line coach Nunnely retires

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Broncos defensive line coach Wayne Nunnely retired on Monday after 36 years of coaching.

Players, fans pay tribute to Seau

Posted May 12, 2012 @ 3:27 a.m. ET
Hours after Junior Seau was buried in his hometown, thousands of fans got their chance to cheer one more time for the linebacker at the stadium where he starred for 13 seasons.

Chargers ink six of seven draft picks

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers have agreed to contracts with six of their picks from the 2012 NFL draft.

Chargers cut OLB LaBoy

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Chargers released OLB Travis LaBoy on Monday, the team confirmed.

Vikings in limbo and expansion not on NFL's radar

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The difficulty the Vikings are experiencing in getting a new stadium is similar to predicaments that are looming in other NFL cities.

Seau's death ruled a suicide

Posted May 03, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
The death of former NFL LB Junior Seau has been ruled a suicide, the San Diego County medical examiner's office said Thursday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 18, 2012
The San Diego Chargers have placed Mathews on season-ending injured reserve.||||||| Mathews broke his left collarbone. Mathews, who broke his right collarbone on his first carry of the exhibition season, played in 12 regular-season games. He was the team's leading rusher with 707 yards and a touchdown on 184 carries.
Posted Nov. 12, 2012
Mathews ran for 54 yards on 17 carries on Sunday against Tampa Bay.||||||| After averaging 4.0 yards per carry or better in five of his first six games this season, Mathews was held to a season-low 3.2 yards per carry on Sunday. But owners shouldn't be too alarmed as the Tampa Bay defense is the best in the league at stopping the run. Still, Mathews hasn't found the end zone since Oct. 7.
Posted Oct. 29, 2012
Mathews carried the ball 24 times for a season-best 95 yards in San Diego's 7-6 loss to Cleveland on Sunday.||||||| Even as the Chargers struggle, Mathews continues to surge since returning from injury. He has recorded 354 rushing yards this season while averaging 4.3 yards per run.
Posted Oct. 10, 2012
Mathews sat out the San Diego Chargers' light practice on Wednesday.||||||| Coach Norv Turner refused to give an injury update.
Posted Oct. 08, 2012
Mathews ran for 80 yards and a touchdown and added six receptions for another 59 yards during Sunday's 31-24 loss at New Orleans.||||||| Despite carrying the ball just 12 times, Mathews finally delivered for fantasy owners. Mathews should continue to post similar numbers down the stretch as long as he remains healthy.

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