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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

Chargers TE Gates injures ankle

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Adding insult to injury following a loss to the Rams, Chargers TE was in a protective boot after the game and the San Diego Union-Tribune's Kevin Acee said Gates' injury "doesn't look good."

Defense key as Rams upset Chargers 20-17

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Rams pummeled Chargers QB Philip Rivers, stuffing the league's No. 1 offense, and prevailed with a 20-17 victory.

Fired Minnesota coach Brewster could return to NFL

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
An NFL insider has told PFW that Tim Brewster, who was fired Sunday as head coach at the University of Minnesota, could resurface in the NFL as an offensive assistant.

Chargers' McNeill signs five-year extension

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:12 a.m. ET
Late Wednesday, Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill agreed to a five-year contract extension that runs through 2015. The new deal is reportedly worth $48 million, with $24.5 million guaranteed, according to PFW Chargers correspondent and North County Times beat writer ...

Report: NFLPA advises Jackson, Mankins to report

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:08 a.m. ET
Two restricted free-agent holdouts — Chargers WR Vincent Jackson and Patriots OG Logan Mankins — will likely report to their respective teams before the end of the season at the urging of their union, according to an ESPN report late Wednesday.

Chargers sign LS Windt

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
San Diego signed its fifth long-snapper of the season on Wednesday, adding Mike Windt and releasing LS Ethan Albright.

Injuries made Merriman untradable commodity

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
It was common knowledge that OLB Shawne Merriman would not be back with the Chargers next season. For that reason, his calf injury proved to be fairly costly.

Merriman placed on I.R.; will be cut when healthy

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers have placed OLB Shawne Merriman (calf) on injured reserve with a minor-injury designation, meaning the three-time Pro Bowler must be released when healthy.

Report: Chargers' McNeill agrees to five-year extension

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 11:13 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill has agreed to a five-year contract extension, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter, who cited a source familiar with the situation.

Chargers activate OLT McNeill

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers have activated OLT Marcus McNeill to their roster. To create the roster space, the team released CB Fred Bennett and FS C.J. Spillman.

Raiders rally to beat Chargers 35-27

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Michael Bush ran 3 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 3:39 remaining and Tyvon Branch returned a fumble 64 yards for a score as the Raiders ended a 13-game losing streak vs. San Diego with a 35-27 victory over ...

McNeill's concession could lead to long-term deal

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
Unlike teammate Vincent Jackson, sitting out an entire season was never something Marcus McNeill wanted to do. 

Chargers sign SS Carter

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Chargers added SS Tyrone Carter to their roster on Wednesday, releasing DE Alfonso Boone to clear space for the 11-year veteran.

Chargers sign OLB Obiozor, place LB Tucker on I.R.

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed OLB Cyril Obiozor from the Cardinals practice squad on Tuesday and re-signed CB Dante Hughes. They placed LB Jyles Tucker on injured reserve.

Pressure, turnovers has Bolts' 'D' dominating

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Defensive coordinator Ron Rivera always has been known for his creative blitzing and getting after opposing quarterbacks. On Sunday, his work was on full display.

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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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