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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

Chargers aren't pretty, but they'll take it

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The start of the 2011 season looked a lot like 2010 for the Chargers. Thankfully for them, that changed quickly. 

Rivers leads Chargers to comeback win vs. Vikings

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to fullback Mike Tolbert with 5:01 to play as the Cargers rallied to beat the Vikings 24-17 on Sunday.

Vikings-Chargers prediction

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Vikings could have trouble against the powerful Chargers.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to consider in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Butler uses year off to grab Chargers' LB job

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
Chargers ILB Donald Butler missed all of 2010 with an injury but used the time away to improve enough to win a starting job this season.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup for Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Chargers sign P Scifres to five-year extension

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to a five-year, $18 million contract extension with P Mike Scifres on Wednesday.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Chargers need to sell 1,800 tickets to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Tuesday that 1,800 tickets are still on sale for Sunday's season opener against the Vikings.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Chargers have a few surprises among cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
There were a few surprises among the cuts made by the Chargers on Saturday, including rookie QB Scott Tolzien.

Chargers sign LB Diggs

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed LB Na'il Diggs to a one-year contract on Saturday.

Turner, Chargers focus on a quick start

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
After years of early season struggles, the Chargers and head coach Norv Turner have focused on starting off the 2011 schedule with success. 

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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