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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

Brock, Garay each fined $15,000

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Seahawks DE Raheem Brock and Chargers DL Antonio Garay were each fined $15,000 for low hits on quarterbacks in Week Two.

Chargers sign S Oliver, place LB Mouton on I.R.

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed S Paul Oliver to a one-year contract and placed LB Jonas Mouton on injured reserve.

Chargers' Jackson, Dolphins' Soliai don't get long-term deals

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 3:35 a.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson and Dolphins NT Paul Soliai both will play the 2011 season under the terms of their one-year franchise tags.

Penalty calls threaten to ruin game

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Excessively strict interpretations of the NFL's roughing-the-passer penalty guidelines are threatening to change the nature of the game, writes Hub Arkush.

Brady throws three TDs in Pats win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for a mere 423 yards six days after setting a single-game team record of 517, leading the Patriots over the Chargers 35-21 on Sunday.

Chargers' English underachieving

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
2009 first-round pick Larry English was deactivated in Week One for continuing to show his penchant for disappointing play and practice habits, according to AFC Whispers.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Keeping Chargers All-Pro TE Antonio Gates in check will be a big challenge for the Patriots' defense.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Patriots DT Albert Haynesworth vs. Chargers OLG Kris Dielman will be a great football battle to watch in Week Two.

Vikings They Said It: Week Two

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Here's a collection of quotes this week from Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave, defensive coordinator Fred Pagac and special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots' pair of talented tight ends will face a very good Chargers safety group in Sunday's Week Two bout.

Chargers TE Sperry could take Gates' downfield role

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates' abilities as a player are changing, and because of that, so is the role of one of his Chargers backups, Kory Sperry.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
The Chargers sacked Tom Brady four times in last season's meeting. OLB Shaun Phillips will be looking to put the reigning MVP on his back again.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for just 159 yards last season against the Chargers. If their secondary stifles him again, the Patriots will have to adapt in Week Two.

Vikings rookie report: Week One

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Vikings have eight rookies on their roster. Only a few even played in the opener.

Chargers go with PK Novak

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed PK Nick Novak on Tuesday, as he will replace the injured Nate Kaeding on the roster.

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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