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San Diego Chargers


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

Chargers add TE depth behind Gates

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached a one-year deal with TE Dante Rosario, creating more depth behind starter Antonio Gates.

Chargers re-sign TE McMichael

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
The Chargers have re-signed TE Randy McMichael, keeping a valuable run blocker and receiver on their roster.

Chargers add S Bigby

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
The Chargers, who lost S Steve Gregory in free agency to the Patriots earlier in the week, have compensated for it by signing free-agent S Atari Bigby.

Whitehurst returns to Chargers

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
After two failed seasons in Seattle, QB Charlie Whitehurst is returning to the team that drafted him in 2006, San Diego, which then cut veteran QB Billy Volek.

Chargers sign WR Royal

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
The Chargers have added their second receiver since losing Vincent Jackson in free agency, signing Eddie Royal on Thursday evening.

Patriots sign SS Gregory

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed former Chargers free-agent SS Steve Gregory to a three-year contract.

After setbacks, Chargers turning things around

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
After losing three Pro Bowl players early in the offseason, the Chargers have turned things around with some signings that improve the roster.

Fantasy spin: LeRon McClain

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
LeRon McClain is now a Charger, replacing Mike Tolbert but will he be used like Tolbert was the past two seasons? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Chargers add RB McClain

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Le'Ron McClain has signed with the Chargers, giving them a bigger back to presumably replace free agent Mike Tolbert.

Chargers sign OLB Johnson

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
In an attempt to bolster their linebacking corps, the Chargers have signed OLB Jarret Johnson to a four-year contract.

Chargers keep Gaither with four-year deal

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed OT Jared Gaither to a four-year contract, a major boost to a team that has had a rough offseason thus far on the offensive line.

Fantasy spin: Robert Meachem

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
The Chargers quickly replaced the loss of WR Vincent Jackson with Robert Meachem but what should fantasy owners expect? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Chargers add WR Meachem

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 1:20 a.m. ET
Hours after losing WR Vincent Jackson to the Buccaneers, the Chargers signed free-agent WR Robert Meachem to a four-year deal.

Bucs gamble on Jackson with division rivals in mind

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:33 a.m. ET
After staying out of the free-agent melee for the past few offseasons, the Buccaneers took a tremendous risk, albeit one that could pay big dividends, on the first day of free agency.

Chargers re-sign C Hardwick

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced on Tuesday that they have re-signed C Nick Hardwick to a three-year contract.

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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