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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

Saints get first win on Brees' record-breaking night

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Drew Brees broke a half-century-old NFL record and the Saints won for the first time this season, 31-24 over the Chargers on Sunday night.

Chargers ILB Butler making big impact as every-down player

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
A big bright spot for the Chargers' defense has been third-year ILB Donald Butler, who missed his entire rookie season in 2010 with an Achilles injury.

Chargers release WR Spurlock

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
To make room for CB Chris Carr, the Chargers announced the release of WR Micheal Spurlock.

Chargers add CB Carr

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed CB Chris Carr, his agent confirmed to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

NT Franklin, young DEs keep Garay off the field

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Chargers NT Aubrayo Franklin has helped the run defense, and his play is one of the reasons we haven’t seen veteran Antonio Garay.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
Order seemed restored in the AFC West after two divisional games in Week Four saw the Chargers and Broncos roll past the Chiefs and Raiders, respectively.

Chargers force six Chiefs turnovers in win

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The AFC West-leading Chargers took advantage of six turnovers by the Kansas City Chiefs in a 37-20 victory Sunday.

Chargers OLT Harris appreciates opportunity

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Chargers undrafted rookie OLT Mike Harris has played well in place of Jared Gaither, and has appreciated the early chance to play.

Chargers WR Floyd signs extension

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Malcom Floyd has signed a three-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The winds changed drastically in the AFC West in Week Three, proving that this division is extremely hard to figure.

Falcons rout Chargers to remain undefeated

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes to three different receivers for the Falcons, who overwhelmed the Chargers 27-3 Sunday to remain undefeated.

Chargers-Falcons game blacked out

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The Chargers-Falcons game will be blacked out on Sunday to televisions in Southern California.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Raiders are off to woeful starts, and the Chargers are 2-0 for the first time since 2006.

Chargers re-sign OG Wells

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers resigned veteran OG Reggie Wells on Monday, the club said.

Rosario, Chargers roll past Titans

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 9 p.m. ET
Dante Rosario had three touchdown catches and the Chargers beat the Titans for the ninth straight time, 38-10 Sunday.

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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