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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 place Gates on I.R.

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates has been placed on injured reserve with a foot injury, ending the season for the Pro Bowl TE.

Chargers opt to keep Turner and Smith

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Head coach Norv Turner and GM A.J. Smith will return in 2011 for the Chargers, who were one of the league's biggest disappointments this season.  

Chargers left with more questions than answers after stunning loss

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
  With the AFC West still within reach and two games against weak competition left on the schedule, the Chargers seemed poised to close out the season with a flurry. However, that was anything but the case Sunday.  

Bengals stun Chargers, keep them out of playoffs

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
Carson Palmer threw four touchdown passes during a near-perfect performance in the swirling snow, and the Bengals beat San Diego 34-20 on Sunday, ending the Chargers' run of four straight playoff appearances.

Tolbert carted off field

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Mike Tolbert was carted off the field of Sunday's game against the Bengals with an apparent head/neck injury.

Chargers' Cason will give up punt-return duties

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Because CB Antoine Cason is considered too valuable on defense to risk an injury on special teams, San Diego will take away his punt-return duties now that Darren Sproles is healthy again, according to AFC West Whispers.

Chargers rule ILB Cooper out for Sunday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
Chargers ILB Stephen Cooper has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bengals.

Phillips leads powerful Chargers defense

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
They no longer have a host of big names — as one of the league's annual sack leaders, OLB Shaun Phillips might be the biggest — but the Chargers' defense has quietly dominated all season.

Gates to take long-term approach with foot problem

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
Antonio Gates has missed four of the Chargers' past six games because of his torn plantar fascia and is likely to miss another contest this coming Sunday.

Chargers could bring back Jackson — on their terms

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Just weeks ago, it appeared there was zero chance WR Vincent Jackson would be back in San Diego following the 2010 season, but that situation could be about to change.

Chargers sign LB Moore

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed LB Brandon Moore on Tuesday and waived LB Darry Beckwith.

Report: Chargers could put franchise tag on Jackson

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Chargers could consider placing a franchise tag on Jackson to keep him for one season, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

V-Jax shows what might have been with career day

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
If Vincent Jackson had not held out for a majority of the season, we might be talking about him as one of the superstars of 2010. That became quite clear with his effort last Thursday night.

Jackson catches three TDs to lead Bolts

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
Vincent Jackson had a career-high three touchdown catches as the San Diego Chargers beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-7 on Thursday night to stay alive in the AFC West race.

Gates, Floyd both out for Chargers

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
Needing a win to keep pace with the Chiefs in the AFC West, the Chargers will be without star TE Antonio Gates and WR Malcom Floyd tonight vs. the 49ers, according to NFL Network reporter Kara Henderson.

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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