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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

Dixon scores twice in 49ers' win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1:32 a.m. ET
Anthony Dixon capped San Francisco's first two drives with 1-yard touchdown runs and the 49ers beat the San Diego Chargers 20-17 Thursday night.

Chargers 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
San Diego may have the best player in the division in QB Philip Rivers, but it can't seem to find much success in the postseason. Check out our analysis of the Chargers, position by position.

Chargers release LS Binn

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
David Binn, the longtime long snapper for the Chargers, was released on Tuesday, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Chargers win after Kolb, Fitz connect on 80-yarder

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 1:46 a.m. ET
San Diego's Bryan Walters caught a 14-yard pass from Billy Volek with 3 seconds remaining to give the Chargers a 34-31 preseason victory over Arizona on Saturday night.

Chargers sign ILB Bentley

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
The Chargers signed veteran ILB Kevin Bentley on Wednesday to a one-year contract.

Rivers sharper than Romo, Chargers beat Cowboys

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers led San Diego to scores on two of his three drives in the Chargers' 20-7 preseason victory over the Cowboys on Sunday night.

Chargers WR Floyd suffers concussion

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Chargers starting WR Malcom Floyd was knocked out of Sunday night's preseason game in Dallas after suffering a concussion.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
After missing much of last season because of a holdout, WR Vincent Jackson is back in San Diego, and  the Chargers are glad to have him. PFW camps out with the AFC West teams.

Chargers agree with ILB Cooper

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
The Chargers have agreed with ILB Stephen Cooper on a one-year deal, the club announced Friday.

New faces on Chargers' 'D,' especially at linebacker

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers have made some changes to their top-ranked defense with as many as five new starters on the unit, including three at linebacker.

Rivers, Chargers shine; Seahawks rally late

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:48 p.m. ET
The Seahawks can only hope Tarvaris Jackson someday runs their offense as smoothly as Philip Rivers controls the Chargers.

Chargers OLT McNeill undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
Chargers starting OLT Marcus McNeill has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and will be out two weeks.

WR Floyd re-signs with Chargers

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
WR Malcom Floyd, PFW's top unrestricted free agent still on the market, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Chargers, the team announced Friday.

DT Liuget signs with Chargers

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
Now that the Chargers have agreed to a contract with DT Corey Liuget on Thursday, there are only two remaining unsigned first-round picks.

The great Gates

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 9:12 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates has changed the skill set needed for his position in the NFL and made tight ends more relevent in fantasy football.

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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