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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

Despite lockout, Turner working hard to get Bolts back on top

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Chargers head coach Norv Turner currently doesn't have players to deal with, but he's still preparing every day for the 2011 season.

Panthers' Smith addresses trade talk, future in Carolina

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reached out to PFW on Tuesday to discuss his future and clear up some of the misreporting he has read regarding his status in Carolina amid trade talk.

Report: Chargers LB Applewhite arrested

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Chargers LB Antwan Applewhite was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Friday morning, according to 10news.com in San Diego.

WR Brown a perfect fit for Chargers' offense

Posted May 04, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Chargers drafted WR Vincent Brown in the third round because they believe he fits their offensive attack perfectly.

Mouton will fill many roles for Chargers

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
Chargers second-round pick Jonas Mouton will be asked to be a playmaker at linebacker and in all areas of special teams.

Fantasy outlook: WR Vincent Brown

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:37 p.m. ET
WR Vincent Brown, a third-round pick of the Chargers, could be a big-time fantasy player depending on who else is on the team's roster.

Liuget needs to adjust to make Chargers' pick worth it

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
Though Corey Liuget looked like the perfect fit for a 4-3 defense, it didn't stop the Chargers from picking him for their 3-4.

Draft Dose: Who needs an outside linebacker?

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
In the 30th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of an outside linebacker like Texas A&M's Von Miller.

Sanders adds new dimension to Chargers' defense

Posted April 10, 2011 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed Bob Sanders before the lockout in the hopes that the former Colt will be able to add toughness to an already talented defense.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 18

Posted April 10, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the past 10 players chosen with the 18th pick in the NFL draft, including QB Joe Flacco by the Ravens in 2008.

Player-organized workouts a serious gamble

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Players across the NFL are staging their own workouts to stay sharp during the lockout. But is the risk worth the reward?

Chargers have reason to celebrate kickoff changes

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Although they might not be the first club one would expect to be in favor of moving kickoffs up five yards from the 30-yard line to the 35, we hear the Chargers are perfectly fine with the new rule.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

ILB decision could shape Chargers' offseason plans

Posted March 09, 2011 @ 11:23 p.m. ET
When the offseason began for the Chargers, they knew it would be nearly impossible to retain all their key free agents. Now it is becoming more and more clear which direction the team is likely to go with some of ...

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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