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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 release SS Ellison, three others

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers released four players on Monday, including SS Kevin Ellison.

Report: Chargers' Jackson, McNeill prepared to hold out first 10 weeks of season

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Chargers unsigned restricted free agents WR Vincent Jackson and OLT Marcus McNeill are both prepared to sit out the first 10 weeks of the regular season after not receiving long-term contract offers, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Chargers sign ex-Bills WR Reed

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have signed free-agent WR Josh Reed to a one-year contract.

Kaeding facing playoff demons, moving on

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
To say Nate Kaeding's 2009 season didn't end well would be an understatement, but the Chargers' placekicker is determined to get back on track as the NFL's all-time leader in field-goal percentage.

Chargers sign ex-Jaguars OT Thomas

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent OT Tra Thomas to a one-year contract.

Chargers WR Floyd signs RFA tender

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
After holding off for months, Chargers WR Malcom Floyd signed his one-year restricted free agent tender on Monday. He will earn $3.168 million for the 2010 season.

Bolts sign TE McMichael, agree to terms with rookie Crompton

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
The Chargers announced late Thursday that they have signed free-agent TE Randy McMichael to a one-year contract and have agreed to terms with fifth-round draft pick QB Jonathan Crompton on a four-year deal.

Chargers need to lock up McNeill, Jackson

Posted May 31, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Refusing to give long-term contracts to OLT Marcus McNeill and WR Vincent Jackson could be a costly mistake by Chargers GM A.J. Smith.

Chargers, unsigned RFAs at standstill

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
We're told that a line has been drawn in the sand in San Diego, where four unsigned restricted free agents have refused to report to voluntary workouts and are not expected to participate in any minicamps this offseason.

Report: Chargers S Ellison arrested for drug possession

Posted May 25, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Chargers S Kevin Ellison was arrested Monday on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance, according to the Associated Press.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

Merriman hopes Dunn brings long-term deal

Posted May 15, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Shawne Merriman isn't going to receive a long-term deal from the Chargers, but he's doing everything he can to get one from some team this offseason.

Chargers won't wait to play rookies Stuckey, Thomas

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 8:33 p.m. ET
The Chargers obviously have huge plans for RB Ryan Mathews, their first-round pick in April's draft, but he's not the only rookie who could see major action in Year One.

2010 draft choices by team: Chargers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the San Diego Chargers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Chargers GM Smith a busy man in draft's first two days

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 11:28 p.m. ET
For the second time in as many days, Chargers GM A.J. Smith traded up, landing Washington ILB Donald Butler in the third round on Friday night.

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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